6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland route 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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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Venice

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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.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route website.

Venice, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In August, Tampere is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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 15th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 16th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Lahti sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
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