6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jyvaskyla. In May, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland
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, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then get your game on at PortaaliVR, and finally examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, examine the collection at National Police Museum, get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere, then take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Take a train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
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): see the interesting displays at Radio and TV Museum, let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, see the interesting displays at Apulandia, then enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, then see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti holiday maker site.

Getting from Tampere to Lahti by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lahti are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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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, admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Joensuu day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lahti to Joensuu in 4.5 hours. May in Joensuu sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Adventure Historic Sites
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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): test your team's savvy 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 examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kuopio vacation planning app.

You can drive from Joensuu to Kuopio in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kuopio are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

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