6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland route planner

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Tampere
— 2 nights
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2
Kuopio
— 1 night
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3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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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.
Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Kuopio

— 1 night
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, then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then examine 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 do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
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, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine 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 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°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
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then explore 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. In July, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°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 · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31: