7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Hame Castle in Hameenlinna, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

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Getting from Tampere to Kouvola by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
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Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip website.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Spas · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 30th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kuopio tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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