10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Copenhagen

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola vacation planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Kouvola is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Kouvola. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 24th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

Make your Lappeenranta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kuopio trip tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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