8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Helsinki

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Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park and then examine the collection at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

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Turku to Kouvola is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
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Savonlinna

— 2 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 14th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Parikkala Sculpture Park and then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

Drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Koli National Park

— 3 nights
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Joensuu (Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla & Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden). There's more to do: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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