12 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 4 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
6
Lahti
— Few hours

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Museo Militaria and Finlayson Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Rauhaniemi Beach. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Hame Castle in Hameenlinna--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Sara Hilden Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from London in May since evenings lows in Tampere dip to °C. You will leave for Akaslompolo on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tampere in May, expect Akaslompolo to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Levi

Levi
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi tour itinerary site.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 2nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lake Inari.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

2
nights
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 4th (Mon), explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Lappeenranta in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in June, expect Lappeenranta to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

few
hours
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 6th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, thentake a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahti trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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