7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, identify plant and animal life at Hevoshaan Arboretum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Kouvola trip planning website.

Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Lappeenranta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Water Body
Saimaa Canal
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Specialty Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress
4.4
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Architectural Building
Lappeen Marian kirkko
4.4

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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 10th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna online road trip planner.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Church
Pikkukirkko
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Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Duck Park (Sorsapuisto) will get you outdoors. Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel route builder site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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