5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Newark

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Wed), look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere day trip website .

Newark, USA to Tampere is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In August, Tampere is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna holiday website .

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lahti.

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

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahti driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Lahti City Hall ©
Lahti City Hall

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