15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chattanooga
Fly:  25 h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Lahti
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Chattanooga

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 2nd (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna holiday maker site.

Chattanooga, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Chattanooga to Savonlinna, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in June, expect Savonlinna to be colder, temps between 65°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Taitokortteli, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, thenexplore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Joensuu online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Parks Shopping
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 5th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, thensee the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip builder website.

Drive from Joensuu to Kuopio in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Room Escape Games

1
night
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 7th (Fri): examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, thenlearn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuopio in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Jyvaskyla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Rauhaniemi Beach and Linna Golf & Country Club. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and Viikinsaari Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, walk around Nasi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampere online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vesijärvi harbor and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo. Step out of the city life by going to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Repovesi National Park. Go for a jaunt from Lahti to Kouvola to see World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park, and enjoy some friendly competition at Hohtokeila Lahti.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahti road trip app.

Drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kouvola
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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