7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
3
Kuhmo
— 1 night
4
Joensuu
— 1 night

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hatanpaa Arboretum and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. There's more to do: examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuopio

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

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kuhmo sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Kuhmo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks · Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joensuu Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Joensuu takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

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