9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Lahti
— 3 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights

3
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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vesijärvi harbor and Art Centre Salmela. Get outdoors at Repovesi National Park and Vaaksy Canal. Explore Lahti's surroundings by going to World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (in Kouvola) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko and get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti online tour itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Lahti is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lahti due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for much colder days in Lahti, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kouvola, Art Centre Salmela, Vaaksy Canal, Church of Hollola, Arboretum Mustila
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Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela

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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 4th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online attractions planner.

Drive from Lahti to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti and City Sokos. Take a break from the city and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Viikinsaari Island. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at National Police Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti