8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Start: Burgos
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
End: Burgos

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night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, thenexamine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla online holiday maker.

Burgos, Spain to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Burgos to Jyvaskyla. While traveling from Burgos, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Jyvaskyla, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, thenget a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio road trip site.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Utra Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Honkaniemi Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Adventure Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and then examine the collection at Old Mine Mining Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Joensuu takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Old Mine Mining Museum
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Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip planner.

Drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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