11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online route builder.

Hamburg, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Hamburg to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, thenget a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, thenexamine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Museums Nature
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, thenappreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online vacation planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thentake an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta itinerary website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Nature Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

3
nights
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 6th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain and then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, thentake a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lahti day trip app.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lahti are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hame Castle, Church of Hollola, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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