8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip maker

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lahti
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly

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Tampere

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Sara Hilden Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and take in the pleasant sights at Finlayson Area.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere day trip website.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Lahti

— 1 night
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 14th (Thu), take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi, and finally have fun at Laune Central Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahti attractions planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April in Lahti, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums

Koli National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lahti to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. April in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks