29 days in Lakeland Itinerary

29 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vuokatti
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive
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Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Train
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Lahti
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Mehrabad International 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.
Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sara Hilden Art Museum and Tampere City Library, Metso. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, get your game on at PortaaliVR, and kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary builder app.

Tehran, Iran to Tampere is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tehran to Tampere, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Tampere is colder than Tehran - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9

3
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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Finnish Air Force Museum. The adventure continues: walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, look for gifts at Viherlandia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jyvaskylan Harbour.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla day trip app.

Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.7
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Military Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum
4.5

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get outdoors at Saaristokatu and Snellman Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kuopio Market City Hall and RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland. There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at VB Photographic Centre, don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and have fun at Vainolanniemi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio travel route builder website.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Snellman Park
State Park
Snellman Park
3.9
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
4.5
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9

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Vuokatti

Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, then get great views at Vuokatinvaara, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Vuokatti road trip planning app.

Drive from Kuopio to Vuokatti in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Vuokatti can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Bowling Alley
Vuokatti Bowling
4.5
Vuokatinvaara ©
Lookout
Vuokatinvaara
4.7

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Kuhmo

Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuhmo trip maker tool.

Getting from Vuokatti to Kuhmo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Wildlife Area
Boreal Wildlife Centre
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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get a taste of local nightlife at Taitokortteli, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolvananuuro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Joensuu tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kuhmo to Joensuu by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
Highlights from your trip

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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 3rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip builder app.

Getting from Joensuu to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Pikkukirkko ©
Church
Pikkukirkko
4.7
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Taito Shop Savonlinna
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Repovesi National Park and Kenkavero. Step out of the city life by going to Anjan Puisto and Neitvuori. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, and take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mikkeli online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Anjan Puisto ©
Outdoor Activity
Anjan Puisto
4.6
Neitvuori ©
Lookout
Neitvuori
4.8

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wolkoff House Museum and Lappeenrannan taidemuseo. Take a break from Lappeenranta with a short trip to The Sippola church in Kouvola, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Saimaa Kanal Museum, have some family-friendly fun at HopLop, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korpikeidas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta online day trip planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Get in touch with nature at Mielakka Ski Center and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo Militaria and Evo Hiking Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Ahvenisto) and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, have fun at Lahti Sports Center, let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahti journey maker site.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Lahti sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Evo Hiking Area ©
Wildlife Area
Evo Hiking Area
4.7
Museo Militaria ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Militaria
4.7