7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Riga

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo in Pori, approximately Pori away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip site.

Riga, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Riga in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tampere, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Head to Art Gallery Merila and MyGoodKnifefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Lappeenranta Fortress (in Lappeenranta) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Kouvola in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Kotka
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

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