9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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 18th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere attractions planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tampere is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio itinerary maker.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Siikalahti Wetland, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta online road trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 24th (Wed), take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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