9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Fly
1
Joensuu
— 1 day
Drive
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport

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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Joensuu is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in April; daily highs in Joensuu reach 6°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

2
nights
Koli National Park

Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): hike along Akka-Koli Hill, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, then explore the activities along Pielinen, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, don't miss a visit to Paateri, stroll through Ukko-Koli, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Koli National Park takes 1.5 hours. In April in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then 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 traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

3
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

1
night
Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9: