6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland attractions planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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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, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tampere is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Tampere. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 4th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuopio trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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 5th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, head off-road at Jump Up, then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lahti itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Lahti, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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