8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Savonlinna
— 1 day
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Kuhmo
— 1 night
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Lahti
— 1 night

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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 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect Savonlinna to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4

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Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuhmo day trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuhmo in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife · Parks
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Wildlife Area
Boreal Wildlife Centre
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Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 7th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio trip builder.

You can drive from Kuhmo to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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State Park
Snellman Park
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Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain and then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lahti tour planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Lahti, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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Pier / Boardwalk
Vesijärvi harbor
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Fountain
Musical Fountain
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