7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Hamburg
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Hamburg

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Lahti

Lahti
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti driving holiday planner .

Hamburg, Germany to Lahti is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

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Take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

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

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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 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

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Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 8th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio online sightseeing 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 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, take in the views from Hameensilta, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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