7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Lahti
— 1 day
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lahti day trip app.

Helsinki to Lahti is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. January in Lahti sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online road trip planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

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Koli National Park

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 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then make a trip to Paateri, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -9°C in January, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio journey builder tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. January in Kuopio sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 12th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January in Tampere, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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