9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

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Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planning website.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip maker site.

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

2
nights
Lappeenranta

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 6th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Sammonlahden Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli, pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, take an in-depth tour of South Karelia Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, then see the interesting displays at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then see the interesting displays at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola day trip site.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9: