12 days in Lakeland Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Elimaki
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Zurich

1
night
Elimaki

Elimaki ©
To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Elimaki attractions app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Elimaki is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich to Elimaki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zurich, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Elimaki, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Elimaki

Wildlife Parks
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Church, then take in breathtaking views at Orinoro Gorge, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rantasalmi trip tool.

Traveling by car from Elimaki to Rantasalmi takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orinoro Gorge, Heinaveden kirkko, St. George Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Heinaveden kirkko ©
Heinaveden kirkko

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): shop like a local with Kuhmo Arts Centre and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Kuhmo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Kuhmo takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Kuhmo Arts Centre ©
Kuhmo Arts Centre
Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to The Silent People and then look for all kinds of wild species at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hossa National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Suomussalmi sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Kuhmo to Suomussalmi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
The Silent People ©
The Silent People

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Torronsuo National Park. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Evo Hiking Area in Hameenlinna, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tampere trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Suomussalmi to Tampere in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Torronsuo National Park, Evo Hiking Area
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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