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You can find a lot of places to visit and things to do in Varkaus during winter. If your schedule won’t allow for a longer stay, here are 10 hot tips for must-see things:

1. Museum of mechanical music
Visit the museum and experience how music has been played before the mp3-player or hifi-systems.
www.mekaanisenmusiikinmuseo.fi

2. Varkaus theater
Offering interesting and captivating theater performances.
www.varkaudenteatteri.fi

3. Saimaa on the rocks – ice floating
You float in freezing cold water using Ursuit safety suit.
www.lakelandgte.fi/winteractivities

4. Taurus Hill Observatory
Observation nights and group visits.
www.taurushill.net

5. Varkaus Ski Center
Enjoy the slopes near the city.
www.varkausskicenter.fi

6. Warkaus-sali
Variety of different performances to see; music, stand-up, you name it.
www.hoteloscar.fi/warkaus-sali

7. Varkaus museums
The museum and art museum of Varkaus, free admission.
www.visitvarkaus.fi/museums

8. Art Center Väinölä
Changing art exhibitions.
www.taidekeskusvainola.fi

9. Old Varkaus-walking tour
Take a sightseeing walk and see the beauty of old Varkaus.
www.visitvarkaus.fi/oldvarkaus

10. Shopping in Varkaus
Varkaus is full of good finds!
www.visitvarkaus.fi/shopping