8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Kuopio
— 1 day
Drive
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip itinerary planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Kuopio is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks
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3
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, let the kids burn off some steam at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planning website.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
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2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Woikosken Automuseo, then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola online travel route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Kouvola by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Kouvola sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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