8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Reykjavik
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  9 h
End: Reykjavik

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get outdoors at Repovesi National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Appreciate the collections at Lappeenranta Fortress and Motorcycle Museum of Finland. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola tour itinerary tool.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Kouvola is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, expect nights in Kouvola to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Arboretum Mustila, Motorcycle Museum of Finland
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Riihiniemen Uimaranta will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo. Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Spy Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip site.

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Lenin Museum ©
Lenin Museum

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