15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 2 nights
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 5 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Cape Town

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Lahti

— 2 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Radio and TV Museum, see Jump Up, and then see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum.

Make your Lahti itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Cape Town, South Africa to Lahti is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lahti, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Adventure · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 17th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Prisma, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then ponder the world of politics at Lappeenrannan raatihuone, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta online route builder.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online holiday maker.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

Koli National Park

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, don't miss a visit to Paateri, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and stroll through Akka-Koli Hill.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 22nd (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio road trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kuopio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Jyvaskyla

— 1 night
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): head outdoors with Tavinsulka Canoe Day Tours, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuopio in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Tampere

— 5 nights

Manchester of the North

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 fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and examine the collection at Lenin Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere travel planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28: