8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Kuhmo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  45​min
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tampere is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Tampere: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

1
day
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuhmo journey app .

You can drive from Tampere to Kuhmo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savonlinna journey planning site .

Getting from Kuhmo to Savonlinna by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 28th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta itinerary website .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Nature Parks
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kouvola online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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