8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Arboretum Mustila and then see the interesting displays at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola vacation planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Kouvola hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Savonlinna

— 2 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Akka-Koli Hill and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 1st (Wed), stop by Hameenkatu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Tampere in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Spas
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