8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Savonlinna
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Atlanta

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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere online trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta, USA to Tampere is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Tampere, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in December, things will get colder in Tampere: highs are around 31°F and lows about 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in December, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:

Lahti

— 2 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and finally examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lahti trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lahti takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°F in December, and nighttime lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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