8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Drive to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Drive to Burgos

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Jyvaskyla

— 1 night
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. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla route builder website.

Burgos, Spain to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Burgos in July: highs in Jyvaskyla hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Kuopio

— 1 night
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, then get 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
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Joensuu

— 2 nights
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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then enjoy 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, pause for some serene contemplation at 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

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
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, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then step 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
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31: