7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Athens

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 26th (Sat), have fun and explore at Kouvola Model Railroad Museum and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kouvola online travel route builder .

Athens, Greece to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Athens in May, expect nights in Kouvola to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Kuopio are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Museums Nature
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
Room Escape Games

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 30th (Wed): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere route site .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Beaches
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Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

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