10 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Mikkeli
— 1 night
3
Kouvola
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Galleria Ronga and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). You'll explore and learn at Haihara Art Centre and Maltinranta Artcenter. Venture out of the city with trips to Hameenlinna (Linna Golf & Country Club & Evo Hiking Area). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tampere holiday tool.

Rome, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Tampere are colder (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Stella, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Navetta Galleria, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, thentour or see a show at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mikkeli trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Tampere to Mikkeli by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Stella ©
Stella
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, thensee the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola online trip planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Katajanokka, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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