8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Bring the kids along to Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and examine the collection at Sara Hilden Art Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 8°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 9th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kuopio tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:

1
night
Koli National Park

Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 10th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:

1
night
Lappeenranta

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 11th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korpikeidas, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Lappeenranta takes 4 hours. In April in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

1
night
Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 12th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, then let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lahti online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Lahti, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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