13 days in Lakeland Itinerary

13 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland journey maker

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Train
6
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Stuttgart Airport

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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online day trip planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Tampere. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Stuttgart in July, with highs in Tampere at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Jyvaskyla

— 1 night
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 23rd (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Kuopio

— 2 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

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Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Lappeenranta

— 2 nights

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, then make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala, then cruise along Lake Saimaa, then admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Lahti

— 3 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain and then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lahti trip planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31: