15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Lahti
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Kuopio
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
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 (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lahti trip builder tool .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Lahti is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Lahti is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in March: high temperatures in Lahti hover around 1°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kouvola
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then stop by MyGoodKnife, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

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

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nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, examine the collection at Infantry Museum, then make a trip to Kenkavero, then head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Headquarters Museum, don't miss a visit to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, hike along Naisvuori Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower, and finally go for a walk through Neitvuori.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Mikkeli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Savonlinna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 24th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Treetop Adventure Park, glide through natural beauty at Lykynlampi Outdoor Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Joensuu holiday planning app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Joensuu in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 25th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, 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 RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Joensuu to Kuopio in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Fun & Games
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stop by Punnitse & Saasta, stroll through Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum. Keep things going the next day: see a show at Laajis.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla visit planning tool .

You can take a train from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Winter Sports
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Laajis ©
Laajis
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach will get you outdoors. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tampere route tool .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach