5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Madrid

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip maker app .

Madrid, Spain to Savonlinna is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Savonlinna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Savonlinna to be a bit cooler, around 13°C, while days are much colder, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

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

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 28th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuopio online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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