13 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
3
Lieksa
— 3 nights
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary tool.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:

3
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, Rasavaara Observation tower, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Paateri, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lieksa day trip planning website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lieksa in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lieksa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

5
nights
Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lieksa to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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