7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online journey planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, expect nights in Savonlinna to be much colder, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Take a break from Mikkeli with a short trip to Repovesi National Park in Kouvola, about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some photo ops at Mannerheim Statue, don't miss a visit to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mikkeli trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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