7 days in Lappeenranta, Imatra & Savonlinna Itinerary

7 days in Lappeenranta, Imatra & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
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Imatra
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
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Lappeenranta

— 2 nights

Town of Lindens

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 10th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Mall Galleria, make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta holiday website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lappeenranta. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Imatra

— 2 nights
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, and then see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at De tre korsens kyrka and then stroll through The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Imatra tour planner.

Imatra is just a short distance from Lappeenranta. In July, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Savonlinna

— 2 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a tour of S/S Salama, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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