22 days in Lakeland Itinerary

22 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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

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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.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Hame Castle). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Tampere is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brussels in May since evenings lows in Tampere dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 24:

2
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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 25th (Tue), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, then see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then don't miss a visit to Hoyry Galleria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Orinoro Gorge (in Leppavirta) and New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kuopio are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

3
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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park online trip maker.

Drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. May in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church, then cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road, and then contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, get into the urban bustle at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, then admire the natural beauty at Park Mikkelipuisto, and finally get outside with Anjan Puisto.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli trip planning website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Mikkeli by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lappeenranta: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Parikkala (Siikalahti Wetland & The Parikkala Sculpture Park) and Lake Saimaa (in Puumala). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko, get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To plan Lappeenranta vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahti: Aulanko (in Hameenlinna) and Asikkala (Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail & Vaaksy Canal). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, and get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahti visit planner.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lahti, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Museums · Trails · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10: