10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kouvola
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola holiday website.

Wellington, New Zealand to Kouvola is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Kouvola is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Wellington in May since evenings lows in Kouvola dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Lappeenranta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then 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.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip website.

Getting from Kouvola to Lappeenranta by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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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 (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Viikinsaari Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the views from Hameensilta, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip builder website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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