8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Savonlinna
— 1 day
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Lahti
— 2 nights

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna vacation planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. In August, Savonlinna is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and finally get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, then get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere visit app.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Radio and TV Museum, examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Laune Central Park and then see the interesting displays at Apulandia.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti travel planner.

Getting from Tampere to Lahti by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Radio and TV Museum ©
Radio and TV Museum

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