6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 29th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, thenexamine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Museums Parks
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 30th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

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

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, thenexplore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip planning app.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Nature Museums
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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