8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and make a trip to Nasinneula Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere online driving holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tampere is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Tampere. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip planning tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 16th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Savonlinna fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 17th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and then don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta tour planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 18th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
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