60 days in Lakeland Itinerary

60 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel route planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 5 nights
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 7 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 6 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Joensuu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kuhmo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kajaani
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 13 nights
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Lahti

— 5 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Your inner history buff will appreciate World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and Ristinkirkko. Get in touch with nature at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Linna Golf & Country Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahti: Pyhan Ristin kirkko (in Kouvola) and Hameenlinna (Evo Hiking Area & Hameenlinnan Kaupungin Raatihuone). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, see the interesting displays at Radio and TV Museum, ponder the world of politics at Lahti City Hall, and admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain.

Before you visit Lahti, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Brussels, Belgium to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Lahti due to the time zone difference. June in Lahti sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Lappeenranta

— 7 nights

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Visit Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Lappeenrannan kirkko for their historical value. Lappeenranta Fortress and Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Kouvola (The Sippola church & Hevoshaan Arboretum). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at Lemin kirkko, ponder the world of politics at Lappeenrannan raatihuone, and admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planning website.

You can take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Mikkeli

— 6 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Visit Mikkeli Cathedral and Mikkeli Rural Parish Church for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Repovesi National Park and Naisvuori Hill. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Archangel Michael's Church, take some stellar pictures from Neitvuori, and shop like a local with Navetta Galleria.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mikkeli holiday builder site.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:

Savonlinna

— 4 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Pikkukirkko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Savonlinna Cathedral and Olavinlinnan Musta Passi. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna route planner.

Drive from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:

Joensuu

— 5 nights
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Popular historic sites such as Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko and Joensuu Church are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kolvananuuro and Honkaniemi Beach. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at Treetop Adventure Park, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and get a taste of local nightlife at Taitokortteli.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Joensuu trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Joensuu takes 2 hours. July in Joensuu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:

Kuhmo

— 3 nights
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Visiting Boreal Wildlife Centre and Wilds Piira will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kuhmo itinerary planner.

Drive from Joensuu to Kuhmo in 3.5 hours. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Kajaani.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
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Kajaani

— 4 nights
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kajaani Castle ruins and Kajaani Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Kajaani: Vuokatti (Vuokatti Bowling & Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kajaani art museum, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Per Brahe, and take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kajaani trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Kajaani takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will leave for Kuopio on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Kajaani

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Kuopio

— 6 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Puijo Tower and Room Escape Games. Escape the urban bustle at Saaristokatu and Valkeisenlampi. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, examine the collection at Kuopion Automuseoon, admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre, and brush up on your military savvy at Kuopio War Veteran Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kajaani to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:

Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Nyrolan luontopolku and Laajis. Step off the beaten path and head to Finnish Air Force Museum and The Craft Museum of Finland. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:

Tampere

— 13 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Viikinsaari Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Hameenlinna (Hame Castle, Museo Militaria, &more). Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere visit planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 8: