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
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Helsinki

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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere sightseeing planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tampere, with lows around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 25th (Thu), 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 pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio road trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. February in Kuopio sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:

Koli National Park

— 1 night
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, stroll through Ukko-Koli, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park online itinerary planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26: