6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kuopio
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind 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.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planner .

London, UK to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Savonlinna, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

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

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nights
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): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then see the interesting displays at VB Photographic Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuopio online visit 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. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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VB Photographic Centre ©
VB Photographic Centre
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.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Spy Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time 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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