6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland route planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to London Heathrow

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Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 6th (Sun), examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Kouvola is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kouvola. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Duck Park (Sorsapuisto) will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Hameenlinna to see Hame Castle about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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