5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Bring the kids along to Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

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

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19: