12 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Visavuori in Valkeakoski--about 36 minutes away. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

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Rome, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Tampere is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Tampere are cooler (23°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kuopio is known for museums, fun & games, nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kuopio holiday builder .

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

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

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Kuopio to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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