5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland journey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 1 day
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Prague

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Lahti

— 1 day
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Lahti attractions site.

Prague, Czech Republic to Lahti is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Lahti due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in August, expect nights in Lahti to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Lahti to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio visit planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29: