10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train
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Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Kelowna

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Tampere

— 3 nights

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 fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, and stop by Hameenkatu.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker website.

Kelowna, Canada to Tampere is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Tampere is 10 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 7th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuopio online road trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Kuopio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Koli National Park

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Koli National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. September in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

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 10th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planning tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Spas · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lahti trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Lahti, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
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