10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Lahti
— 1 day
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
5
Kuopio
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 3 nights

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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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lahti trip itinerary app.

Helsinki to Lahti is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 2nd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Sammonlahden Church, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, indulge in some personalized pampering at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta tour builder website.

Take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola ©
Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola

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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 3rd (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Paateri, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, and take some stellar pictures from Rylays Hill.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Lenin Museum ©
Lenin Museum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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