8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Burgos
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
train:  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

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip maker .

Burgos, Spain to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Burgos to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Burgos in July, expect nights in Jyvaskyla to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train 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

1
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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): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. 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
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through Utra Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honkaniemi Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Treetop Adventure Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and then see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Joensuu road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Parks 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.
On the 31st (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna online holiday planner .

You can drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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