6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27 h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 8th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), see the interesting displays at National Police Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere sightseeing planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 27- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Tampere. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Parks

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The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

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Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 11th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, examine the collection at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kouvola by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Kouvola are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Model Railroad Museum Kouvola ©
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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