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The Best Things to Do in Lakeland

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Things to do in Lakeland

Admire nature, striking views, and a tasty treat in the famous cafe at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Stroll through the conservation p
Olavinlinna Castle , Savonlinna
Built on an island connecting two lakes, Olavinlinna Castle stands as the northernmost stone fortress from the Middle Ages still intact. Foun
Tours from $59
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Try out a unique winter extreme experience in Savonlinna. Jump in the freezing water and let the stream bring you like a cork right in front of the old Olavinlinna Castle. This is a safe, guided ice-floating session in frozen water wearing a dry waterproof rescue suit.
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Puijo Tower , Kuopio
A revolving restaurant at the top of Puijo Tower offers you a 360-degree views of the region right from your table. The western side of the t
Admire the symbolist murals of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, a historical Lutheran church and the seat of the Diocese of Tampere. The murals and fr
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The largest lake district in Europe, Lakeland 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. Take stress off the schedule by using our Finland journey website.

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Places to visit in Lakeland

TampereTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Observation Deck, Theme Park Koli National ParkTrip planner BEST FOR: Hiking Trail, Landmark, Water Body KuopioTrip planner BEST FOR: Observation Deck, Government Building, Specialty Museum LahtiTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Civic Center, Fun & Games LappeenrantaTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Water Body, Castle

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