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Northern Savonia

Northern Savonia – region of pristine lakes and lush forests

Northern Savonia, a region of stark contrasts and vibrant culture in the heart of Finland, beckons with its unique blend of nature and tradition. Home to the city of Kuopio, the region’s bustling hub, it offers a mosaic of experiences, from the tranquil shores of Lake Kallavesi to the lively Kuopio Market Square. This region is not just a geographical area; it’s a celebration of Finnish identity, where ancient folklore coexists with modern innovation. Visitors are drawn to the Valamo Monastery, a testament to spiritual heritage, and the mesmerising landscapes of Koli National Park. Known for its distinctive culinary delights, such as local fish dish kalakukko, Northern Savonia offers a taste of Finland’s heartland.

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