9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
Newark

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll get in some beach time at Suolijarvi Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tampere Cathedral and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Newark, USA to Tampere is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Tampere. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 68°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

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

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.
On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta online visit planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kouvola.

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

1
day
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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