5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, contemplate the long history of Finlayson Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online attractions planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

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 13th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; 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 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Lappeenranta

— 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.
On the 14th (Thu), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14: