14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Kuopio
— 3 nights
3
Kuhmo
— 1 night
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and Finlayson Church. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere sightseeing tool.

Gdansk, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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 Valkeisenlampi and Kuopio Harbor. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuopio day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kuhmo trip maker website.

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. On the 15th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, thendon't miss a visit to Joensuu Church, thenkick back and relax at Honkaniemi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. On the next day, stop by Taitokortteli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, thenadmire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Joensuu takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Joensuu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenstop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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 Vesijärvi harbor and Lahti Sports Center. Escape the urban bustle at Repovesi National Park and Evo Hiking Area. Step out of Lahti with an excursion to World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill in Kouvola--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: have fun at Laune Central Park and make a trip to Musical Fountain.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti trip app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lahti takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough 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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