10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Finlayson Church. Visit Rauhaniemi Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta for some beach relaxation. Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tampere is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days in Tampere, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
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Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 15th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Honkaniemi Beach, thenkick back and relax at Utra Beach, thenlook for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and finally get interesting insight from Treetop Adventure Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market).

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Joensuu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder site.

You can drive from Joensuu to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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 18th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta attractions website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Nuijamaa Church ©
Nuijamaa Church

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola attractions planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area