5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip maker app.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
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