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 to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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 Glasgow

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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: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and look for gifts at Hameenkatu.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere sightseeing planner.

Glasgow, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Glasgow to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 17th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kuopio day trip planning app.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): 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.

Before you visit Savonlinna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta online trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

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You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Lahti sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:
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