8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— Few hours
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then steep yourself in history at Utti Fort.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Kouvola is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September; daily highs in Kouvola reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums · Historic Sites
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Model Railroad Museum Kouvola ©
Specialty Museum
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Fun & Games
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Highlights from your trip
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Specialty Museum
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
4.3
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Specialty Museum
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Rauhaniemi Beach and Moomin Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Militaria and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso and pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Tampere vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Museo Militaria ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Militaria
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Moomin Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Moomin Museum
4.4

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