6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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 29th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip planning app .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 1st (Wed), get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola road trip planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Kouvola by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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