10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
3
Joensuu
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Lahti
— 1 night

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. Explore hidden gems such as The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and Hameensilta. Step out of Tampere to go to Hameenlinna and see Museo Militaria, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, and see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Tampere. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Museo Militaria
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Duck Park (Sorsapuisto) ©
Duck Park (Sorsapuisto)

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kuopio route app.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, thenexamine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, thenadmire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and finally kick back and relax at Honkaniemi Beach. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Utra Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, thenmake a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and finally look for gifts at Taitokortteli.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Joensuu trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kuopio to Joensuu in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenappreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): have fun at Lahti Sports Center, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, and then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti tour planning website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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