10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
5
Kouvola
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Hame Castle). There's lots more to do: try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at Lenin Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere online holiday builder.

Milan, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Tampere. In August, Tampere is slightly colder than Milan - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, thenget a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Fun & Games Parks
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
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 6th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Savonlinna using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, thenexplore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Lahti (Sibelius Hall, Motorcycle Museum of Finland, &more) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kouvola online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lahti, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor