9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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1
Lahti
— 1 night
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 4 nights

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 16th (Fri), let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park, examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, thentake a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and finally take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahti trip itinerary maker tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Lahti is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Lahti is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in August; daily highs in Lahti reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

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Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenget engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

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

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Hame Castle in Hameenlinna, approximately Hameenlinna away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at Lenin Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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