9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stop by Trio, see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lahti road trip website.

New York City, USA to Lahti is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Lahti is 7 hours. In April, Lahti is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 45°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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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 21st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip planner.

Getting from Lahti to Lappeenranta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Savonlinna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 23rd (Tue), examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla online attractions planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in April, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Shopping
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko