8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Lahti
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 8th (Sat), let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, then have fun at Lahti Sports Center, then examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti route planner.

London, UK to Lahti is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Joensuu.

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
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at Treetop Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then stop by Taitokortteli, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Joensuu driving holiday planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Joensuu by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Shopping Museums Parks
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Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planner.

Getting from Joensuu to Kuopio by car takes about 2 hours. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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 13th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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