5 days in Lappeenranta & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

5 days in Lappeenranta & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Bratislava

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Lappeenranta

— 2 nights

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 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, then see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, get engrossed in the history at South Karelia Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta online trip builder.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Lappeenranta is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in July; daily highs in Lappeenranta reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla road trip site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Jyvaskyla takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums
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