5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Lahti
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Visiting Jump Up and Repovesi National Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lahti side-trips: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area & Tykkimaen Sauna) and Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala). There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lahti driving holiday planner.

Helsinki to Lahti is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip website.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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