14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lahti
— 3 nights
2
Juuma
— 1 night
3
Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
4
Joensuu
— 3 nights
5
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 3 nights

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 Arboretum Mustila. Step out of the city life by going to Vaaksy Canal and Kiikunlahde. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahti: Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lahti road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zurich in June; daily highs in Lahti reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Juuma.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Asikkala, Kouvola, Hollola, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Vaaksy Canal ©
Vaaksy Canal

1
night
Juuma

Juuma ©
On the 5th (Fri), hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Juuma trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Lahti to Juuma with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lahti in June; daily highs in Juuma reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Juuma

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

2
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Silent People and then identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Hossa National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Suomussalmi trip planner.

Getting from Juuma to Suomussalmi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
The Silent People ©
The Silent People

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get outdoors at Ukko-Koli Hill and Paha-Koli Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New Valamo Monastery and Paateri. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Pielinen & Rasavaara Observation tower). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Joensuu takes 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, New Valamo Monastery
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 11th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rantasalmi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Rantasalmi takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature · Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and Spas. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Torronsuo National Park in Tammela, approximately Tammela away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip planning app.

Getting from Rantasalmi to Tampere by car takes about 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Torronsuo National Park
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas
Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park

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