5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Kotka
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Rauma
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Reykjavik

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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Rankki Island, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka road trip tool .

Louisville, USA to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In July, Kotka is a bit cooler than Louisville - with highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli. On the next day, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

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