9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Bengaluru

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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Hameenlinna to see Hame Castle about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, stop by Hameenkatu, and stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip app.

Bengaluru, India to Tampere is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Tampere. In July, Tampere is little chillier than Bengaluru - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

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You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lappeenranta trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Spas · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

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Getting from Lappeenranta to Kouvola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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