7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Helsinki

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip tool.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 23rd (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.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:

Koli National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26: