8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Train to Venezia Mestre Station, 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 Verona Villafranca Airport

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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.
Pack the 27th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere visit planner.

Verona, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Verona to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Verona in June, expect nights in Tampere to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

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 1st (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

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Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

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 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

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 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

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Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Historic Sites

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