9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Kosice
Fly:  10​h
Lahti
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kuopio
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
End: Kosice

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hours
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 13th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, then examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

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Kosice, Slovakia to Lahti is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kosice to Lahti due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kosice in July, you will find days in Lahti are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then don't miss a visit to Lappeen Marian kirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta travel route planning website .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

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Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna driving holiday app .

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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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 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio day trip site .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral

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night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 18th (Wed), take in the views from Karkisten Silta, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the galleries of Kuokkalan kartano, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Room Escape Games

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Hameensilta, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso, and finally see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. On the next day, examine the collection at Tampere Mineral Museum, examine the collection at National Police Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 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 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso