14 days in Lakeland, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Lakeland, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
6
Kouvola
— 3 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip maker app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Traveling from London in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tampere, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation planner.

You can fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in June, plan for little chillier days in Levi, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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 (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the galleries of S/S Salama.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip maker app.

Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in June, you will find days in Savonlinna are somewhat warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

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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 13th (Sat), explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta day trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Valkmusa National Park and Beach Mansikkalahti. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Stromforsin Ruukki. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church & Sapokka Water Garden).

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Kouvola itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Valkmusa National Park
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kouvola to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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