7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

London
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
London

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lahti planner .

London, UK to Lahti is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

1
day
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta online tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the historical opulence 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.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna tour site .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kuopio.

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

1
day
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio online itinerary 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. In July in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Tampere.

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Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
days
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Fri), look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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