13 days in Lakeland Itinerary

13 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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13 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Lahti
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Suomussalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Kuopio
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, see the interesting displays at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Lahti. In July, daytime highs in Lahti are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Hollola, Arboretum Mustila, World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola

1
night
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 25th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums
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Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

1
night
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. On the 26th (Fri), learn about all things military at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti and then look for all kinds of wild species at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hossa National Park.

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Getting from Lappeenranta to Suomussalmi by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti
Hossa National Park ©
Hossa National Park

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get outdoors at Orinoro Gorge and Snellman Park. Let the collections at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo and Kuopion Korttelimuseo capture your imagination. Step out of Kuopio to go to Heinavesi and see New Valamo Monastery, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

New Valamo Monastery, Orinoro Gorge
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 31st (Wed), look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Rauhaniemi Beach and Torronsuo National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Visavuori and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa. There's more to do: examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Visavuori, Torronsuo National Park, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

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