5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Suomussalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Juuma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere online trip itinerary maker .

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

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Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas

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Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rantasalmi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rantasalmi takes 4.5 hours. July in Rantasalmi sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

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Parks Nature
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Silent People and then identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Suomussalmi trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Suomussalmi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Juuma.

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The Silent People ©
The Silent People

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Juuma

Juuma ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Juuma trip planner .

You can drive from Suomussalmi to Juuma in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Juuma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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