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Winter in Tahko and Kuopio

Tahko, Kuopio and the whole Northern Savo region forms a unique destination that combines rugged terrain, top-class ski slopes, picturesque nature with diverse activities, colourful city life and high-quality restaurants. Here, in Kuopio-Tahko, it’s easy to be present and enjoy the small meaningful moments and get back home with a suitcase full of memories.

Make the most out of your winter vacation

Discover the magic of the Kuopio-Tahko region by booking and planning your holiday in advance. There are plenty of cozy and luxurious accommodation options available, interesting places to visit, and great restaurants to feast.

Start planning your winter holiday below and you will be one step closer to exploring Kuopio-Tahko area. Tap any ”heart” to highlight your favourite activities and interests and they will be saved to your very own trip-planner pinboard.

The magic of Tahko

Tahko, one of Finland’s most popular resort villages, offers 30 different activities throughout the year.

Tahko’s stunning lake and slope landscapes are less than an hour’s drive from the center of Kuopio. The most popular winter activities include downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, winter cycling, snowshoeing and winter fishing – basically any combination of outdoor life and relaxation. Those who seek adventure, can head for a snowmobile or Razer safari or race on Tahko’s ice karting track. In addition to outdoor sports, Tahko’s activities include a spa, bowling alley, gym, indoor adventure park, petting zoo, archery and escape room.

After ski, live concerts and slope events are constantly updated to our event calendar, current covid restrictions taken into account.

The enchanting nature and touch of the city

Kuopio’s winter combines colourful city life and a connection to nature. Shop, eat, relax, enjoy quality entertainment, great concerts and the most beautiful scenery.

Probably the most popular winter outdoor activity is ice skating on natural ice. Finland Ice Marathon track, which is made annually on the ice of Lake Kallavesi, offers unique conditions right in the centre of the city and free of charge. Kuopio’s easily accessible ski trails spread around the city as well. Friends of cross-country skiing, winter cycling and hiking will be pampered especially in Puijo, where outdoor enthusiasts of all ages can enjoy their favourite sport, just a couple of kilometres from the heart of the city centre. Also Kuopio’s spas, public sauna shifts with ice swimming, gyms and other activities, as well as the most interesting sights and museums are definitely worth a visit.