8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Burgos
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Burgos

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planner.

Burgos, Spain to Kouvola is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Burgos to Kouvola is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Burgos in July: highs in Kouvola hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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