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
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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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.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stroll through Hatanpaa Arboretum, and admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere route site.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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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 11th (Wed): ponder the world of 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 contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio tour planning app.

Drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature
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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), pause for some serene contemplation at 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 fly back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
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