10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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

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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.
Visit Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius for their historical value. Moomin Museum and Finlayson Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere travel app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from London in August since evenings lows in Tampere dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

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Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 15th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio online journey 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. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

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 18th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, then explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Sippola church, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hevoshaan Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, and then see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola driving holiday app.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Hevoshaan Arboretum ©
Hevoshaan Arboretum
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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