15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Vienna

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip app.

Vienna, Austria to Tampere is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In July, Tampere is little chillier than Vienna - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio tour planner.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip maker.

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Parikkala (Parikkalan kirkko, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, &more) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, and take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum.

To plan Lappeenranta vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Parikkala, Woikosken Automuseo, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 10th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Laune Central Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Lahti tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Lahti by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Lahti, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park