8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Woikosken Automuseo, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then take in the history at Utti Fort.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola travel planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Kouvola is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Kouvola, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Kouvola is somewhat warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Sarkanniemi Theme Park and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island.

Before you visit Tampere, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Kouvola to Tampere by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas

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