5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  4​h
1
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

few
hours
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online road trip planner .

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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