7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel route maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Dinan

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 26th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip planner.

Dinan, France to Lahti is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dinan to Lahti due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

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 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then 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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta travel route builder site.

Take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at 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.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna day trip app.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuopio road trip planning app.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

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, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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