5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

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5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally head off the coast to Lammassaari Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta travel route builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Lappeenranta is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Lappeenranta is 1 hour. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for little chillier days in Lappeenranta, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

#Nature, #Parks, #Theme Parks

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Imatra
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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