7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Kuhmo
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  3 h 15 min
4
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Finlayson Church. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and get your game on at PortaaliVR.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Tampere. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in July; daily highs in Tampere reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
day
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. On the 25th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuhmo trip builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuhmo in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio online travel planner.

Drive from Kuhmo to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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 27th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, then make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti itinerary app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Kuopio to Lahti in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Lahti are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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