8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
We've included these beaches for you: Rauhaniemi Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get some cultural insight at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Galleria Ronga. Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere holiday planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Tampere is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in March: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 20th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the wide array of goods at Prisma, get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, thenlook for gifts at MyGoodKnife, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at IsoKristiina, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenexamine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lappeenranta, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Shopping Museums Nature
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Prisma ©
Prisma
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, thenexamine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, thenget into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally stop by Trio.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lahti online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

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