6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and look for gifts at Hameenkatu.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online trip itinerary maker.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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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 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and then relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta holiday planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Spas · Museums · Historic Sites
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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planner.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 18th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then stroll through Puijo Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Kuopio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Wildlife
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