9 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Fly
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 18th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth and then stroll around Isopuisto Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fuksinpuisto Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Snellman Park, then admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Kuopio War Veteran Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kouvola to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at S/S Salama.

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Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Helsinki

— 5 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, walk around Kaivopuisto, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Fly from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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