4 days in Kouvola, Savonlinna & Porvoo Itinerary

4 days in Kouvola, Savonlinna & Porvoo Itinerary

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4 days in Kouvola, Savonlinna & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: London

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 29th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Kouvola trip planning tool .

London, UK to Kouvola is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kouvola is 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner .

You can drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo day trip planning site .

Getting from Savonlinna to Porvoo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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