5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Budapest
Fly:  6​h
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Budapest

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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 24th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko and then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

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Budapest, Hungary to Tampere is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can take a train to Kuopio.

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
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Finlayson Church
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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Kuopio

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Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 26th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

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You can take a train from Tampere to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

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Lutheran Cathedral
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

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Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive 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. On the 28th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, then have fun at Lahti Sports Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti vacation planning site .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Lahti are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Lahti Sports Center
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Ristinkirkko
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Vesijärvi harbor

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