7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: London

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from London in June since evenings lows in Tampere dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip builder website .

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker website .

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Parks Nature
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lahti trip maker app .

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 1.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Church of Hollola
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola

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