5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Roja

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker site.

Roja, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Roja in August, plan for little chillier nights in Tampere, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

Koli National Park

— 2 nights
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill and then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

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Getting from Tampere to Koli National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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You can drive from Koli National Park to Savonlinna in 3 hours. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola and then stroll through Arboretum Mustila.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kouvola holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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