3 days in Lakeland Itinerary

3 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel route maker

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Tampere
— 1 day
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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Puumala
— 1 night
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Tampere

— 1 day

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally examine the collection at Spy Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Turku to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuopio road trip planning tool.

Drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puumala.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites
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Puumala

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Wed), take a memorable drive along Lietvesi Scenic Road, make a trip to Viewing Platform in Puumala, take in the views from Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi, then take a memorable drive along Lake Saimaa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Puumala wooden church.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puumala travel app.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Puumala takes 2.5 hours. March in Puumala sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puumala

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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