Vilkku city bikes available on 15.4.2020

The city of Kuopio has decided to make Vilkku city bikes available from 15.4.2020. As spring is already knocking at our doors we are preparing for a new biking season and the first bikes have already been brought to the city bike stations. However, the bikes are available for use from 15.4. onwards. The city also wishes that the city bikes will be useful as public transportation has been reduced.
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Go for a walk or go biking in the wintry forests!

A great way to enjoy nature and forests even in the winter is to go biking or hiking in the woods. You can bike for example at Puijo, Tahko and Kurkimäki even during the winter months and there are also hiking trails to walk on. In addition, there are often fire pits along the trails so you can enjoy a picnic by the fire. You can find such for example in Puijonnokka and at Kurkimäki.
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Try cross-country skiing on the first snow ski tracks at Puijo and Tahko!

The days are long and dark in November and many wish to have something to do to in the winter evenings. The first snow ski tracks at Tahko and Puijo are a good option! Skiing brings wellbeing to the body and mind and helps coping with the darkness. The first snow ski tracks are about one kilometer long and the track profiles are quite easy so everyone from professionals to novices are able to enjoy the fun of winter sports even if there’s no snow elsewhere.
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Enjoy the autumnal nature of October and head for Pisa

Are you wondering what to do on a bright and frosty day in October? Here’s a tip for you: Why not head to the nature conservation area of Pisa, located only about one hour drive from Kuopio. There are 8,5 km of marked nature trails at Pisa, as well as stairs and landings to rest on. The cherry on the cake is waiting for those who have the stamina to climb all the way to the top to the observation tower; the view from the top takes your breath away and is well worth the climb.
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