6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  14​h
1
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  8​h
End: Barcelona

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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 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at 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 see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna road trip planning website .

Barcelona, Spain to Savonlinna is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Savonlinna is 1 hour. In April, Savonlinna is cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kuopio trip builder .

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. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Historic Sites
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Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral
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.
Get some historical perspective at Tampere Cathedral and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Step out of Tampere to go to Haemeenlinna and see Hame Castle, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, steep yourself in history at Hameensilta, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

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Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle