6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly

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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, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and make a trip to Nasinneula Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online visit planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

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 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta holiday maker.

Getting from Tampere to Lappeenranta by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

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 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11: