5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland holiday planner

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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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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.
Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip app.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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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 8th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Kuopio sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Museums · Parks
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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 9th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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