8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
5
Lahti
— 2 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, thenstroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip builder.

Wroclaw, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Wroclaw to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Wroclaw in September, with highs in Tampere at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Room Escape Games

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, thentake in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
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 20th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna day trip planning site.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow 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
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thensee the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta online route planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Nature Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

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nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 22nd (Sun), let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, thentake in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, have fun at Lahti Sports Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti online trip maker.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Lahti by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lahti are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Church of Hollola
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Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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