19 days in Lakeland Itinerary

19 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
7
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Brussels

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahti: Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa), Porvoo (Castle Hill, Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, &more) and Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, explore the galleries of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lahti planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:

3
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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola attractions planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Kouvola in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

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Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip builder website.

Getting from Kouvola to Lappeenranta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

2
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Koli National Park

Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 30th (Wed), hike along Paha-Koli Hill, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then make a trip to Paateri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, then examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum. On the next day, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla travel route planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online travel planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8: