5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Train:  5 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: St. Petersburg

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planning website.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tampere. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tampere when traveling from St. Petersburg in May, with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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