9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 1 night
Train
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Dubai

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Lahti

— 1 night
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, then take 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 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

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, then get 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 23°C during the day and 13°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 · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
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, then step 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 22°C during the day and 13°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
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Kuopio

— 1 night
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, then test 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 22°C during the day and 14°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
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

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 much more to do: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

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