8 days in Kangasniemi & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Kangasniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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8 days in Kangasniemi & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  3​h 30​min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki


Kangasniemi ©
Kangasniemi is a municipality in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kangasniemi: Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus), Sysma (Kammiovuori Trail & Sysma Church) and Mantyharju (Mantyharju Church & Woikosken Automuseo). And it doesn't end there: walk around Pirtin perinnepuisto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kangasniemi Church, and hike along Sinivuori Hiking trail.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kangasniemi trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Vaasa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toTampere.

Things to do in Kangasniemi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joutsa, Mantyharju, Sysma
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Pirtin perinnepuisto ©
Pirtin perinnepuisto
Sysma Church ©
Sysma Church


Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Kangasniemi to Tampere in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Room Escape Games
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum