5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
London

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

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London, UK to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Savonlinna due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Kuopio.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
day
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kuopio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

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Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
days
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 23rd (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere travel route planning site .

You can take a train from Kuopio to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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