10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train

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4
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Vapriikin Museokeskus and Rauhaniemi Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Ahvenisto). Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, take an in-depth tour of Milavida Museo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions tool.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla planner.

Drive from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip maker website.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna holiday planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31: