5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

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5 days in Lappeenranta & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  5​h 45​min
End: St. Petersburg

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, and then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta road trip planning tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Lappeenranta is an approximately 13.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Lappeenranta. In June, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Lammassaari Island
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and then see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo).

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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