12 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Lahti
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: London

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Museo Militaria. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Hame Castle in Haemeenlinna--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Sara Hilden Art Museum, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning website .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in May, Tampere is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

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

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In May, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get your game on at Kid's Land, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi online journey planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Lake Inari and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip builder tool .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to 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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta vacation builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Inari to Lappeenranta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in June, expect Lappeenranta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Parks Nature
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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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti travel route builder website .

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Lahti sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

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

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