15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
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Kuopio
— 2 nights
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Kuhmo
— 1 night
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Joensuu
— 2 nights
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Lahti
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Museo Militaria. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Birthplace of Jean Sibelius in Hameenlinna, approximately Hameenlinna away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, Tampere is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Jyvaskylan Harbour, then don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, then snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, and finally browse the exhibits of Kuokkalan kartano.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Room Escape Games
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

2
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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuopio day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

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Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuhmo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Kuhmo takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife · Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, get a taste of local nightlife at Taitokortteli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally take a memorable tour with Treetop Adventure Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip app.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Joensuu takes 3.5 hours. In September in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla
Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Hameenlinna (Evo Hiking Area & Linna Golf & Country Club). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, have fun at Laune Central Park, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lahti online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Lahti takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Fun & Games · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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