15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Lieksa
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
7
Lahti
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Hame Castle in Hameenlinna, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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Vienna, Austria to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vienna in July: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 9th (Thu), walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, thenexamine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, thenenjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, and finally examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla online journey maker.

Drive from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can 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
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. On the next day, have fun at Vainolanniemi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, thenstroll around Snellman Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuopio

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

2
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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 13th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, get great views at Rylays Hill, and then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, thenmake a trip to Paateri, thentake in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally hike along Akka-Koli Hill.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Lieksa in 3 hours. July in Lieksa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna holiday planning website.

You can drive from Lieksa to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) 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

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenget engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Parks Nature
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

3
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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): ponder the design of Musical Fountain and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, thentake in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, thensee the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lahti day trip planner.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Church of Hollola, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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