15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Savonlinna
— 1 night
2
Joensuu
— 1 night
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
6
Lahti
— 4 nights

1
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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 2nd (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Chattanooga, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. 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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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

1
night
Joensuu

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

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Joensuu in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Joensuu are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli

2
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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, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then contemplate 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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine 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
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
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 7th (Fri): examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then learn 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
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Room Escape Games
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

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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 Tampere City Library, Metso. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, walk around Nasi Park, 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:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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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 Repovesi National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Change things up with a short trip to World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill in Kouvola (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, enjoy some friendly competition at Hohtokeila Lahti, and enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Lahti driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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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