4 days in Lakeland Itinerary

4 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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4 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Visavuori and Holy Cross Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa and Finlayson Church. Step out of Tampere to go to Parola and see Parola Tank Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning tool .

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parola, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online route maker .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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