5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampere
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Tampere

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Museo Militaria. The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Tampere. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Museo Militaria
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Kouvola takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online route planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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