7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kouvola
— Few hours
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola journey planning site.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Kouvola is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Vilnius in August: highs in Kouvola hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 30th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta road trip tool.

Getting from Kouvola to Lappeenranta by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

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 your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kuopio day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary site.

Getting from Kuopio to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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