5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Amsterdam

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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kouvola trip builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Kouvola is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, then see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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