10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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10 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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 Tampere Cathedral and Finlayson Church. Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tampere is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Tampere hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Honkaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Utra Beach, then stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and finally laugh and play at Treetop Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Joensuu planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Joensuu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel 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): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 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

1
night
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), don't miss a visit to 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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

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Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time 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

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 19th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Kouvola by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 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 Trails
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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