15 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

15 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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15 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h
1
Lohja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
7
Kotka
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Zurich

1
night
Lohja

Lohja ©
Lohja is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lohja online tour planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Lohja is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in June, expect Lohja to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Lohja

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Aurlahti Beach ©
Aurlahti Beach

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Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, then take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hanko trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Lohja to Hanko takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hanko are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Hanko

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then stop by Porin Kauppahalli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hanko to Rauma takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku planning website .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally explore and take pictures at Wiklof Holding Arena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, and finally try your luck at PAF Casino.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Casinos

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, and finally stroll through Ainolan Puisto. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally enjoy some diversion at Tietomaa.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oulu road trip website .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Centre Pasaati, then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally meet the residents at Maretarium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Kotka in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Kotka are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Museums, #Trails
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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