10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 15​min
3
Lahti
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will enjoy Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Visiting Viikinsaari Island and Riihiniemen Uimaranta will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 1st (Wed), explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

Plan my day in Kuopio using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Tampere to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Kuopio, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore hidden gems such as World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and Mielakka Ski Center. When in Lahti, make a side trip to see Museo Militaria in Haemeenlinna, approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Lahti Sports Center, take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lahti online tour builder .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuopio to Lahti in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January in Lahti, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Museo Militaria
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Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria
Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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