6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive

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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

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Helsinki to Kuopio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Mikkeli

— 1 night
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, get great views at Naisvuori Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Infantry Museum, then make a trip to Kenkavero, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuopio in August, Mikkeli is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites
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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 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, admire the engineering at Imatrankoski, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli, take an in-depth tour of South Karelia Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

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You can drive from Mikkeli to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 16th (Sun), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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