25 days in Lakeland Itinerary

25 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 3 nights
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Get outdoors at Repovesi National Park and Pikku Vesijarvi. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, stop by Trio, ponder the world of politics at Lahti City Hall, and walk around Mukkula DiscGolfPark.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Lahti due to the time zone difference. July in Lahti sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

3
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Joutsenon kirkko. Get some cultural insight at Lappeenranta Fortress and Wolkoff House Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, browse the different shops at Shopping Mall Galleria, admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko, and meet the residents at Korpikeidas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get in touch with nature at Anjan Puisto and Naisvuori Hill. Get some cultural insight at Communications Centre Lokki and Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place, make a trip to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, and take in the exciting artwork at Navetta Galleria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli trip planning site.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Mikkeli by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

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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 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get in touch with nature at Utra Beach and Treetop Adventure Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Joensuu Church and Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Honkaniemi Beach, hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and delve into the lush surroundings at Kolvananuuro.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Joensuu itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Joensuu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Valkeisenlampi and Saaristokatu. Get a sense of the local culture at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, browse the different shops at Matkus Shopping Center, and get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip tool.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Kuopio takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum of Central Finland and Jyvaskyla Art Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla online day trip planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Jyvaskyla when traveling from Kuopio in August, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Hame Castle. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour builder app.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10: