7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland journey planner

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Paris

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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.
Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko, contemplate the long history of Finlayson Area, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Tampere is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in June, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Lappeenranta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 12th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio sightseeing planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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