12 days in Lakeland, Fiskars & Porvoo Itinerary

12 days in Lakeland, Fiskars & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Fiskars
— 3 nights
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night

3
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 Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. Head to Galleria Ronga and Tallipihan Suklaapuotifor some retail therapy. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Evo Hiking Area in Hameenlinna, about 1h 25 min away. Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere travel route builder app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tampere. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fiskars.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Visiting Bellevue Beach and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bengtskar Lighthouse and Fiskars Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Fiskars: Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg) and Hanko (Pike's Gut & Hanko Water Tower).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fiskars trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Tampere to Fiskars in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Fiskars are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Raseborg, Snappertunan kirkko, Bengtskar Lighthouse
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Explore hidden gems such as The Runeberg Home and Arboretum Mustila. Do your shopping at Taidetehdas - Culture and Congress Center and Riimikko. Change things up with these side-trips from Porvoo: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Kotka (Riverside Park & Kotka Church). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fiskars to Porvoo takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Porvoo

Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Loviisan kirkko, Heureka, Arboretum Mustila
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Heureka ©
Heureka
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then look for gifts at MyGoodKnife, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

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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 12th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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