5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
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
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, then steep yourself in history at Hameensilta, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online sightseeing planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kuopio.

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
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Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 8th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

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Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral
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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 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna tour planner .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lahti.

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Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, then enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park.

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Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lahti takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Lahti sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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