7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 3rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Mustila, and then stroll around Riverside Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola online attractions planner.

Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

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Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Yyteri Beach. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ahtari to see Ahtari Zoo about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

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