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 Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 1 day
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Budapest

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Lahti

— 1 day
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lahti online holiday planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Lahti is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in September: high temperatures in Lahti hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and then relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 16th (Thu), get outside with Outdoor Activities, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planning site.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

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

Tampere

— 4 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: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, stroll through Hatanpaa Arboretum, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip planning website.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21: