7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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 (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Lahti is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In September, Lahti is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Museums Fun & Games
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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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 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 29th (Sun), browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Kuopio sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

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

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 1st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip maker app .

Take a train from Kuopio to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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