15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel planner

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

— 1 night
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
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:

Joensuu

— 1 night
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 · Parks · Nightlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:

Kuopio

— 2 nights
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 · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

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 7th (Fri): examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then stroll 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 see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla tour planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Jyvaskyla when traveling from Kuopio in June, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

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 Spas & Wellness and Viikinsaari Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

Lahti

— 4 nights
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 Lahti Sports Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Kouvola (World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, and examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti online trip maker.

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Lahti sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15: