7 days in Oulu, Lahti & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Oulu, Lahti & Tampere Itinerary

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7 days in Oulu, Lahti & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  7​h
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahti
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Riga

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 23rd (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu driving holiday tool .

Riga, Latvia to Oulu is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riga in June, expect Oulu to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
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3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Visiting Repovesi National Park and Arboretum Mustila will get you outdoors. Explore Lahti's surroundings by going to Kotka (Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum & Riverside Park), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). There's more to do: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland and make a trip to Musical Fountain.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oulu to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kouvola, Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the next day, look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Room Escape Games

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