8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  21 h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Tampere is an approximately 23- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Tampere. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 37°F and lows are around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 17th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuopio route maker site.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta visit app.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lahti journey maker.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Lahti by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall