7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Drive
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Lahti
— 1 day
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
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Lahti

— 1 day
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi, and finally let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lahti tour builder website.

Helsinki to Lahti is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April in Lahti, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 30th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Prisma.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. April in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

Koli National Park

— 1 night
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, then explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Koli National Park in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. May in Kuopio sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:

Tampere

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay May 2 — 5: