31 days in Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

31 days in Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

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Lappeenranta
— 12 nights
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Helsinki
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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.
Get outdoors at Repovesi National Park and Siikalahti Wetland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Kouvola (Hevoshaan Arboretum & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area), Kotka (Riverside Park, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, &more) and Ruokolahti (Kummakivi Boulder & Ruokolahden Kirkko). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road, make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip tool.

London, UK to Lappeenranta is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Lappeenranta due to the time zone difference. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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 in touch with nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna). Spend the 24th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker app.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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