8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lakeland trip itinerary maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Train to Helsinki, Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava

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Kouvola

— 2 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 7th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Mustila, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then relax and rejuvenate at Tykkimaen Sauna.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola online trip maker.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Kouvola is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Bratislava to Kouvola, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bratislava in July, things will get a bit cooler in Kouvola: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online holiday builder.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Hatanpaa Arboretum, let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and stop by Tea Shop Veistrom.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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