Venue and how to get there
The 6th Nordic Conference for Rural Research will take place in Eastern Finland, in the heart of Finnish Lakeland. The conference venue is situated within the popular outdoor activities and recreational area of Tahkovuori.
Conference activities take place in the center Break Sokos Hotel Tahko.
The conference will organise a free bus transfer from Kuopio to Tahko and back on the most important travel times. You are asked about your estimated travel time to Kuopio on the registration form for this purpose. Please fill in the information based on your best information and update the details if needed.
Bus transfer schedules (bracketed alternative schedules are organised only if needed):
From Kuopio to Tahko on Sunday 10th
Kuopio Trainstation . . . . . . . (13.30) 17.00 (22.00)
Kuopio airport . . . . . . . . . . . (14.00) 17.30 (22.30)
Tahko Conference venue . . (15.15) 18.45 (23.45)
From Kuopio to Tahko on Monday 11th
Kuopio Trainstation . . . . . . . (8.00)
Kuopio airport . . . . . . . . . . . (8.30)
Tahko Conference venue . . (9.45)
From Tahko to Kuopio on Wednesday 13th
Tahko Conference venue . . (12.15) 13.30 (15.15)
Kuopio airport . . . . . . . . . . . (13.30) 14.45 (16.30)
Kuopio Trainstation . . . . . . . (14.00) 15.15 (17.00)
More information on how to reach the conference venue on other times will follow.
There are plenty of options for accommodation close to the conference venue and you are encouraged to explore the most suitable option for you (for example https://www.ukkotahko.fi/en/).
Following special prices are reserved for the conference participants at the conference venue Break Sokos Hotel Tahko :
88€/single/night and 108€/twin/night
Superior-room with sauna
108€/single/night and 128€/twin/night
SuperiorX-room with sauna and balcony or loft
128€/single/night and 148€/twin/night
Reservations with booking code BUEF2022 from the website https://www.sokoshotels.fi/en/tahkovuori/sokos-hotel-tahko or directly from the hotel