5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport

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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.
Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our 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. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect slightly colder with lows of -7°C in Tampere. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 25th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio road trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. February in Kuopio sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites

Koli National Park

— 1 night
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 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, stroll through Ukko-Koli, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park online itinerary planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports