6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
5
Suomussalmi
— 1 night

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and then step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, thenexamine the collection at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, and finally get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola itinerary builder app.

Vaasa to Kouvola is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko.

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Take a train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Paha-Koli Hill, thenhike along Akka-Koli Hill, thentrek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park itinerary app.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get outside with Hossan Lomakeskus, don't miss a visit to The Silent People, and then see the interesting displays at Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Suomussalmi road trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Suomussalmi in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Outdoors Museums
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Hossan Lomakeskus ©
Hossan Lomakeskus
The Silent People ©
The Silent People
Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo ©
Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo

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