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The Lakelands

The largest lake district in Europe, The Lakelands boast immense beauty and a selection of charming towns. Deep green forests and gentle hills punctuate the multitude of glistening lakes, rivers, and canals. Most of the region's towns sit on the banks of lakes, having relied on them heavily for transport in earlier times. This brings easy access to restaurants, bars, and cafes even in the great beauty and wildness of the lakes. Kuopio, one of the area's biggest cities, offers the most bustle and a selection of diverse tourist attractions. The clean and vast waters here are ideal for watersports, particularly kayaking and paddle boarding. Make The Lakelands central to your Finland travel plans using our Finland road trip planning app .
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