7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Brussels Airport

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Lenin Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary builder app.

Brussels, Belgium to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Tampere. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Tampere at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then 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 see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Koli National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Pielinen, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, and finally get great views at Rylays Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 12th (Sat), ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Lahti online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Lahti in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Lahti are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12: