10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Lahti
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Moscow

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

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Moscow, Russia to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Moscow to Tampere, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

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Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daytime highs in Kuopio are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Historic Sites
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Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta journey planning app .

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): have fun at Lahti Sports Center, examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and finally take a stroll around Sibelius Hall. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, then examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center

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