8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Kuopio
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 2nd (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kuopio, use our trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Kuopio is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for slightly colder days in Kuopio, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Museums
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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