10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lahti
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Lahti
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Prague

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 29th (Fri), take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, then see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, and then ponder the design of Musical Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, glide through natural beauty at Messila Ski Centre, then examine the collection at Apulandia, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lahti trip itinerary builder site.

Prague, Czech Republic to Lahti is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Prague in January; daily highs in Lahti reach -6°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, take a memorable tour with Tours, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online trip builder.

Getting from Lahti to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Savonlinna are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Koli National Park

Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, and finally see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park holiday site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. January in Koli National Park sees daily highs of -9°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In February in Kuopio, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Tampere sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums