15 days in Helsinki Region & Lappeenranta Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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Loviisa
— 3 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, &more) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola).

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Bologna, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Bologna, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Loviisa, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ristikankaan kappeli and Savonlinna Cathedral. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Puumala wooden church (in Puumala), Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area) and Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Helsinki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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