7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lahti
— 1 night
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Birmingham

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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

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Birmingham, UK to Tampere is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in December, things will get slightly colder in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:

Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort and then make a trip to Hoyry Galleria. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla road trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 20th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lahti online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Room Escape Games
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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