14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

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 Rauhaniemi Beach and Tampere City Library, Metso. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, walk around Nasi Park, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tampere is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Tampere hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 31st (Tue), examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo and then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
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Suomussalmi

— 2 nights
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and then don't miss a visit to The Silent People. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hossa National Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Suomussalmi online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Suomussalmi takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Koli National Park

— 1 night
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill.

Make your Koli National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Suomussalmi to Koli National Park in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Savonlinna

— 2 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip builder website.

Drive from Koli National Park to Savonlinna in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Lahti

— 3 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll discover tucked-away gems like World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and Vesijärvi harbor. Go for a jaunt from Lahti to Elimaki to see Arboretum Mustila about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko and buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Centre Karisma.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lahti trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lahti by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Lahti sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8: