8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland tour itinerary builder

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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
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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.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the activities along Saimaa Canal and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta and then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip planner.

Helsinki to Lappeenranta is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna route builder app.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Koli National Park

— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), soothe aching muscles at Koli Relax Spa and then make a trip to Paateri. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 5th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall and then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower and then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kuopio online visit planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Museums
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