10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Lahti
— 1 night
4
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in September, with highs in Savonlinna at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 6th (Fri), ponder the design of Musical Fountain and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lahti, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Step out of Lappeenranta to go to Kouvola and see Repovesi National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta road trip planner.

Getting from Lahti to Lappeenranta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Imatra, Repovesi National Park
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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