8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  31​h
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
Lahti
— Few hours
Fly:  25​h
Sydney

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tampere Cathedral and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, and kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Tampere, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Tampere at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
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Suolijarvi Beach

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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 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal and then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 28th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Lahti City Hall, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

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Getting from Lappeenranta to Lahti by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
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Lahti City Hall

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