8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train
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Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Hame Castle, &more). Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Tampere is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Tampere is 7 hours. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days in Tampere, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

1
night
Lappeenranta

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 (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

1
night
Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti day trip website.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Lahti sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18: