5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Drive
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 5th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Moomin Museum, stop by Tea Shop Veistrom, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary website.

Veliky Novgorod, Russia to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Veliky Novgorod to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 7th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Kuopio sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

1
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square.

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Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
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