6 days in Imatra, Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Imatra, Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Imatra, Lappeenranta & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Imatra
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Imatra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— Few hours
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Imatra trip itinerary planner .

Helsinki to Imatra is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Imatra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Ruokolahden Kirkko ©
Ruokolahden Kirkko

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day
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta online sightseeing planner .

Lappeenranta is just a stone's throw from Imatra. In June, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Imatra.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

3
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
On the 10th (Mon), learn about all things military at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and then kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Detachment Kuhlmey, then explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and then identify plant and animal life at Siikalahti Wetland.

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Imatra is very close to Lappeenranta. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Siikalahti Wetland, Kummakivi Boulder
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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hours
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 12th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna