6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  6​h
End: Warsaw

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti trip builder website .

Warsaw, Poland to Lahti is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Lahti. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Warsaw in December: high temperatures in Lahti hover around -1°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

#Fun & Games, #Museums, #Shopping
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Lahti to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Savonlinna are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, view the masterpieces at G12 Galleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip builder .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Fun & Games, #Museums, #Shopping
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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