5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive

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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.
Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere vacation planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

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 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7: