2 days in Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

2 days in Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

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2 days in Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  6​h 45​min
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Lappeenranta
— Few hours
train:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

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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.
To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip maker .

Tallinn, Estonia to Lappeenranta is an approximately 7-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tallinn in January; daily highs in Lappeenranta reach -6°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites
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Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko
Lappeenrannan raatihuone ©
Lappeenrannan raatihuone

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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