8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 2 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Woikosken Automuseo and then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola holiday planning website.

London, UK to Kouvola is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Kouvola, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola ©
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner.

You can take a train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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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 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and go for a walk through Finlayson Area.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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