7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Lahti
— 1 night

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 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, then 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 reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online attractions planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Metzingen to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Tampere is little chillier than Metzingen - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Lenin Museum ©
Lenin Museum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, examine the collection 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 more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio journey tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
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.
On the 24th (Thu), explore the activities along Pielinen, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then make a trip to Paateri, and finally get great views at Rylays Hill. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: 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.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park journey planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get interesting insight from Jump Up, then examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Lahti takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Lahti, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

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