10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Sao Paulo

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Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Poikilo - Museums. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola road trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Kouvola is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Kouvola is 5 hours. In May, Kouvola is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

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 5th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta online tour planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 6th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip maker website.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

Tampere

— 3 nights

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 Rauhaniemi Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Galleria Ronga. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 6 — 9: