7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Ahtari
— 1 night

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Hame Castle in Hameenlinna, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Hameenkatu, and see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere travel planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Warsaw to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in July, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
On the 31st (Wed), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenexamine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta holiday planner.

Getting from Tampere to Lappeenranta by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Nature Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ahtari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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night
Ahtari

Ahtari ©
Ähtäri is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Southern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ahtari Zoo.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ahtari tour planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Ahtari takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ahtari

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo

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