5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Newark

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn holiday planning website .

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Mariehamn, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in November, things will get slightly colder in Mariehamn: highs are around 42°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On your second day here, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip site .

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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night
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. To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kotka day trip planning app .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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