6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland journey planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Brussels



— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola and then explore the galleries of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Kouvola road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Kouvola is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:


— 1 night

Town of Lindens

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 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:


— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30: