14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
6
Lahti
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online journey planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stuttgart in August, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, thenexamine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, thentake in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and finally examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland.

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

Drive from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 22nd (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, thenexamine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, thensee the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kuopio, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 24th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenget engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Puumalan Lake, thendon't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Puumala
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Hameenlinna (Aulanko & Hame Castle). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, have fun at Laune Central Park, take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Lahti, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Repovesi National Park, Kiikunlahde
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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