8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lappeenranta
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Vienna

1
day
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta tour itinerary builder app .

Vienna, Austria to Lappeenranta is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vienna in June: high temperatures in Lappeenranta hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

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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 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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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 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuhmo trip builder site .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuhmo in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kuhmo

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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip website .

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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