15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + Fly + train:  10​h
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
5
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Exeter

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Suolijarvi Beach will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Exeter, UK to Tampere is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 6th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Kuopio Harbor, examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then explore the world behind art at VB Photographic Centre, then perfect your strike at Entertainment Center IsoCee, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Tampere to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Nightlife
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Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum
Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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 8th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna online tour planner .

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
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.
Lappeenranta is known for historic sites, nature, museums, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Lahti (Lahti Sports Center, Sibelius Hall, & more). Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kouvola vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lahti
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center

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