14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Gdansk
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Gdansk

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Vapriikin Museokeskus. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation planner.

Gdansk, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gdansk to Tampere. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Puijo Tower and Snellman Park. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

Make your Kuopio itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Tampere to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Nature
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kuhmo tour planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Kuhmo in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honkaniemi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Taitokortteli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally find something for the whole family at Treetop Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu itinerary app .

Drive from Kuhmo to Joensuu in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Museums Outdoors
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1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna sightseeing planner.

Drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Step off the beaten path and head to Repovesi National Park and Laune Central Park. Get out of town with these interesting Lahti side-trips: Evo Hiking Area (in Haemeenlinna) and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, have fun at Lahti Sports Center, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lahti itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kouvola, Evo Hiking Area
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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