5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland route planner

Make it your trip
— 1 night
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Baden-Baden



— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then soothe aching muscles at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning website.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Lappeenranta is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Baden-Baden to Lappeenranta. In July, Lappeenranta is slightly colder than Baden-Baden - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Spas · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:


— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder website.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:


— 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 (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then look for gifts at Hameenkatu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then stroll through Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere tour planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29: