16 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + train:  6​h
1
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Suolijarvi Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere day trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tampere, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 3rd (Sun), appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

3
nights
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 5th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at IsoKristiina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Lappeenranta to Saariselka by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lappeenranta in June, expect Saariselka to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get your game on at Kid's Land, then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Auttikongas. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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