5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​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:  7​h 15​min
End: London

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 11th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Savonlinna is 2 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Savonlinna to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Fun & Games, #Museums, #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.
On the 13th (Thu), laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere route builder site .

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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