The Rauhalahti area offers diverse activities for both children and grown-ups. Kuopio Market Square, Shopping Centre Matkus and culture- and evening events are easily accessible with bus, and in July also with a boat. 


Equipment rental open daily from 11 am to 9 pm

The selection includes SUP boards, kayaks, double kayaks, canoes, rowing boats, pedal cars and bicycles.

Book directly from our online shop via the link below or call our summer shop +358 44 9013179NOTE! The phone will be answered during non-busy moments.

Customers can also borrow various summer games free of charge, such as bocce, petanque and badminton rackets!


Enjoy a sunny summer's day on our child-friendly beach! The shallow, sandy beach allows even smaller children to enjoy the water. The beach area also features a play area for kids and a separate firepit that can be used freely.   

Salty snacks, ice cream, and cold beverages for the beach can be purchased from the campsite restaurant, store, or reception.  

Guests can also hire one of the lakeside saunas, and what could be better than taking a refreshing dip in Lake Kallavesi straight from the heat of the sauna. Ask about available sauna slots from the campsite reception.  


Rain or shine, campfire, snacks are an option! There are two fireplaces in our area; Public fire place near the beach and paid Nuottakota.

You can rent Nuottakota from our reception for 20€ per 50 min. 
Firewood is sold in the Summer Store. At Nuottakota, firewood is included in the price.  


Our campsite offers convenient access to jogging paths that crisscross around the surrounding area. As the paths are illuminated, they can also be enjoyed on darkening autumn nights.  

The Katiskaniemi nature path, which is mostly situated within a nature reserve, can be accessed from Spa Hotel Rauhalahti. The 2.5-kilometer path follows the Katiskaniemi shore.  

In the winter, the campsite offers access to a solid network of ski trails that can be followed all the way to Kuopio passenger harbor.  


Spa Hotel Rauhalahti

The Rauhalahti Spa Hotel is just a short walk away from us.

The spa's pool section is open every day, and the restaurant offers both a la carte and take-away food! The spa hotel Rauhalahti also has various performers!

See more from their website

Rauhalahti Animal Park

Eläinpuistot Vehmasmäessä ja Rauhalahdessa tarjoavat kesän elämyksellisimmät päivät koko perheelle.

Lukuisten eläinten lisäksi puistoista löytyy leikkialueita sekä keppihevostalli, jossa perheen pienimmätkin pääsevät helposti ratsaille.

Pieni kaupunkieläinpuisto Rauhalahti sijaitsee aivan alueemme vieressä. Eläinpuistoon on hyvät kulkuyhteydet autolla, kaupunkiliikenteellä sekä sähkökäyttöisillä Vilkku – kaupunkipyörillä.

Eläinpuisto Rauhalahdessa avoinna 3.6-4.8.2024, joka päivä klo 11-18.

Kertalippu 8€/hlö (alle 2v. veloituksetta)

Kesäpassi 20€ 

Yhteispassi Vehmasmäki+Rauhalahti 40€ 

(Kesäpasseilla vapaa pääsy koko kesän, henkilökohtainen)

Lue lisää molemmista eläinpuistoista

Rauhalahti Bowling

Within walking distance there is Rauhalahti Bowling! Rauhalahti Bowling offers 12 bowling alleys and three pool tables!

During summer season there is also a 18-hole mini golf course.

Book your track

Lake Cruises

Kuopio Passenger Port offers the best selection of inland cruises in Finland!

The cruise season begins in June and continues through early fall. There are many different inland cruises to choose from – for example hop on a ship that will take you to the nearby Alahovi winery to get to know the winemaking culture!

See more

Vesijetit ja paintball

Yhteistyökumppanimme AJRSteam Oy tarjoaa moottorikelkka- sekä vesijettivuokrausta.

Heidän kauttaan pystyy myös käydä pelaamassa paintballia, joka järjestetään alueellamme sitä varten rakennetulla pelialueella.

Lue lisää ja varaa aktiviteettisi


Events in Kuopio

Kuopio hosts many events in the fields of art, culture, food, sports and entertainment throughout the year.

The biggest events every summer are Kuopio Rock, Kuopio Wine Festival and Kuopio Dance festival. One of the biggest events of the winter is the Finland Ice Marathon, which is skated on the natural ice of Kallavesi.

Read more about the events in Kuopio and

Puijo Tower

When visiting Kuopio and visiting us, we also recommend stopping at the top of Savo's most famous landmark, Puijo Tower. Puijo Tower rises a whopping 224 meters above Kallavesi, thanks to Puijo Hill and it can feel wild! There is also a revolving tower restaurant in Puijo Tower, which features the flavors of the Savo region in its menu.

Puijo also has excellent outdoor terrain with a frisbee golf course. Puijo is the first in Kuopio to open a paid first snow ski track every year.

See more about Puijo Tower here

Kuopio Market Square

In addition to the Puijo Tower, the Kuopio Market (Mualiman Napa) is one of the most famous sights.

You can buy traditional food dishes at the market, and in summer the market comes to life and there is a wide variety of cafés, restaurants and stalls.

We also recommend stopping at the Grand International Market Square if you happen to be in Kuopio!

See the news and info about Market Square

It's a little over 60 km from us to Tahko, which you can easily go either by your own car or by bus


You can take a day trip to try different activities, such as skiing in Finland's fourth largest ski resort!

Matkus Shopping Centre

You will find almost 80 stores and an IKEA department store in the shopping center. In the courtyard area of ​​the shopping center, there is also a large "Olopuisto" for the whole family that caters for a variety of visitors and users. From us, the Matkus Shopping Center is only about 7 km away! You can easily go by car, Vilkku city bike or local transport.

See the stores and events of Matkus Shopping Center here


Did you know that Kuopio and Tahko and their surrounding areas are the tourism capital of Lakeland? In the Kuopio-Tahko area, tourists from near and far can easily find activities, tasty restaurant experiences and events with something for everyone.

You can plan your holiday directly here