7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip itinerary planner

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Kouvola
— 1 day
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Lieksa
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Kouvola

— 1 day
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Main Church, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kouvola online travel planner.

Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Trails

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Lieksa

— 4 nights
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Step out of the city life by going to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara), Koli National Park (Uhrihalkeama, Paha-Koli Hill, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). It doesn't end there: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa online trip maker.

Getting from Kouvola to Lieksa by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Lieksa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip maker website.

Drive from Lieksa to Tampere in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
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