60 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

60 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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60 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotka
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
Oulu
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kalajoki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kokkola
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Seinajoki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Vaasa
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Rauma
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hanko
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Lohja
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
Helsinki

6
days
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. Step out of the city life by going to Santalahti Nature Trail and Lehman. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Hamina (Tove Jansson's Wall Paintings & German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, have fun at Katariina Seaside Park, stroll through Isopuisto Park, and step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

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Hamina
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
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Maritime Centre Vellamo

6
days
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Get some cultural insight at Museumship Pommern and Kastelholm Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mariehamn: Bomarsund (in Sund) and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero). Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Smart Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Aalands Parliament.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn online attractions planner .

Getting from Kotka to Mariehamn by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Oulu on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aland Island, Sund, Eckero
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

6
days
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get a sense of the local culture at Kauppahalli and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, have fun at Hoplop Oulu, buy something for everyone on your list at Ideapark Oulu, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oulu travel tool .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for Kalajoki on the 18th (Sat).

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#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

5
days
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Kalajoki is known for fun & games, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Jukupark Kalajoki and get outside with Maakalla.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kalajoki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Oulu to Kalajoki takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kalajoki can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Kokkola on the 23rd (Thu).

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Jukupark Kalajoki ©
Jukupark Kalajoki

5
days
Kokkola

Kokkola
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Kokkola is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, explore the world behind art at Roos House - K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, and wander the streets of Neristan (Old Wooden Town).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kokkola route planner .

Traveling by car from Kalajoki to Kokkola takes an hour. In August in Kokkola, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you're off toSeinajoki.

Things to do in Kokkola

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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5
days
Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Seinajoki is known for fun & games, nightlife, shopping, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get lost in a book at Seinajoki Library, get outside with Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, look for gifts at Jari Makii Oy, and make a trip to Seinajoen Taidehalli - Seinajoki Art Hall.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seinajoki trip planner .

Drive from Kokkola to Seinajoki in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Seinajoki can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Vaasa on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Seinajoki

#Outdoors, #Fun & Games, #Museums
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Duudsonit Activity Park ©
Duudsonit Activity Park
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Jari Makii Oy ©
Jari Makii Oy

5
days
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is known for theme parks, museums, nightlife, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Tropiclandia, take in panoramic vistas at Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi, make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko.

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You can drive from Seinajoki to Vaasa in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

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#Outdoors, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

5
days
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. Get out of town with these interesting Rauma side-trips: Pori (Yyteri Beach, Kirjurinluoto, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip site .

You can drive from Vaasa to Rauma in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

6
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Escape the urban bustle at The Archipelago Trail and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanko.

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#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
days
Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Hanko Water Tower.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanko online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Hanko takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off toLohja.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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5
days
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. Lohja is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Aurlahti Beach, go for a walk through Liessaari Nature- & Wellness Trail, explore and take pictures at Tytyri Mine Experience, and examine the collection at Lohjan Museo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lohja trip planner.

You can drive from Hanko to Lohja in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

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#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Lohjan Museo ©
Lohjan Museo

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