3 days in Lappeenranta, Varkaus & Southern Savonia Itinerary

3 days in Lappeenranta, Varkaus & Southern Savonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Lappeenranta
— 1 day
2
Varkaus
— 1 night
3
Kerimaki
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta route maker tool.

Helsinki to Lappeenranta is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Varkaus.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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Varkaus

Varkaus ©
Varkaus is a Middle-Savonian industrial town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Varkauden Museot, examine the collection at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Varkaus vacation tool.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Varkaus in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kerimaki.

Things to do in Varkaus

Museums Historic Sites
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Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
Varkauden Museot ©
Varkauden Museot
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace ©
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace

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Kerimaki

Kerimaki ©
Kerimäki is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenexplore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kerimaki trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Varkaus to Kerimaki in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kerimaki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Punkaharju Ridge
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church