7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Copenhagen
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Kouvola
— 1 night
train:  45​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Copenhagen

1
day
Kouvola

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Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kouvola online trip maker .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Kouvola is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

1
day
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta vacation maker website .

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
days
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Suolijarvi Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Aleksanterin Kirkko.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
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Suolijarvi Beach
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Rauhaniemi Beach

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