7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
2
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour builder app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Tampere. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Lappeenranta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Imatra
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parikkalan kirkko, stroll through The Parikkala Sculpture Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna tour planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): trek along Paha-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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