9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

9 days in Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Eelde Airport

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hevoshaan Arboretum, get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

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Groningen, The Netherlands to Kouvola is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

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Getting from Kouvola to Lappeenranta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at S/S Salama, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

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You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 28th (Tue), explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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