6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  45​min
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Moscow

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Thu), stop by Hameenkatu.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planner.

Moscow, Russia to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Moscow in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tampere, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna journey tool .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 28th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, and finally examine the collection at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta online travel planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kouvola tour builder website .

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina Old Town
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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