6 days in South Karelia Itinerary

6 days in South Karelia Itinerary

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6 days in South Karelia Itinerary

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lammassaari Island and Lempukka Beach. Get outdoors at Kummakivi Boulder and Malonsaari. Take a break from Lappeenranta with a short trip to Church of St. Nicholas in Imatra, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Flowpark.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip tool .

London, UK to Lappeenranta is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Lappeenranta, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Parikkala.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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


Parikkala ©
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Parikkala Sculpture Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parikkalan kirkko, and then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Parikkala road trip planning tool .

You can 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