6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Jyvaskyla

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day
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku, take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla travel route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Jyvaskyla. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Tampere Mineral Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then get your game on at Portaali VR, and finally examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, see the interesting displays at National Police Museum, get in on the excitement at Irti Maasta Tampere, then get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere vacation builder website .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get great views at Radio and TV Museum, let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, examine the collection at Apulandia, enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, then examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lahti trip planning website .

You can take a train from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Lahti sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lahti

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Radio and TV Museum ©
Radio and TV Museum
Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look for gifts at Taitokortteli, take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally laugh and play at Treetop Adventure Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu online trip planner .

You can drive from Lahti to Joensuu in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Parks Shopping
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 11th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally admire the natural beauty at Snellman Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Joensuu to Kuopio in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Nature
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

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