11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train
5
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Hamburg Airport

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere driving holiday planning app.

Hamburg, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

2
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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, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then test 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, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then pause 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 do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°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 · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

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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, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore 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 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°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
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

1
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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 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then take 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. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°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 · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

3
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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, then take 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 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°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 · Museums

Side Trips

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