7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Zurich

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola road trip planning website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Kouvola to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

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Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 6th (Tue), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta route planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna road trip app.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online road trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10: