11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

11 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Kuwait City

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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Hatanpaa Arboretum. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online tour itinerary maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Tampere is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Tampere. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in September; daily highs in Tampere reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 5th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio visit app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Koli National Park

— 2 nights
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hike along Paha-Koli Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Kuopio to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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.
On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and then relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta driving holiday planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 10th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola holiday builder website.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Kouvola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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