7 days in Lakeland & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Oulu
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola visit planning app.

Katowice, Poland to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Katowice, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kouvola, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach and then walk around Hupisaaret Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oulu trip maker app.

Getting from Kouvola to Oulu by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenget lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally visit Naantali Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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