12 days in Lakeland Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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12 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18​h
1
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 10th (Tue), admire the striking features of Lahti City Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, and then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip maker .

Los Angeles, USA to Lahti is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Lahti. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Lahti hover around 70°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

#Fun & Games, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip maker app .

Drive from Lahti to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 13th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip maker website .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Spas & Wellness. Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Moomin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, explore the activities along Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

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You can take a train from Kuopio to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola vacation planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Kouvola in 3 hours. In July in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Kouvola

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Main Building of Military School, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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