6 days in South Karelia Itinerary

6 days in South Karelia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  20 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London


Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lappeen Marian kirkko and Wolkoff House Museum. Get in touch with nature at Kummakivi Boulder and Lammassaari Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Imatra (Malonsaari, Church of St. Nicholas, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, look for gifts at MyGoodKnife, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and get your game on at Flowpark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

London, UK to Lappeenranta is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Parikkala.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Imatra, Kummakivi Boulder
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Flowpark ©
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Malonsaari ©


Parikkala ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, steep yourself in history at Parikkalan kirkko, and then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Parikkala trip maker app.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Parikkala in 1.5 hours. In August in Parikkala, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Parikkala

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Parikkalan kirkko ©
Parikkalan kirkko