7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kuopio
— 1 night
2
Mikkeli
— 1 night
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 10th (Mon), examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo and then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip builder tool.

Helsinki to Kuopio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 12th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Mikkelin Taidemuseo.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mikkeli trip planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mikkeli when traveling from Kuopio in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites
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Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and finally admire the engineering at Imatrankoski. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Imatra
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 15th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko. On your second day here, walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Punkaharju, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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