8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Kotka
— Few hours
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Rauma
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
Singapore

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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. On the 13th (Tue), head off the coast to Rankki Island, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Kotka to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

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

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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 14th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip 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 November, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

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Kastelholm Castle, 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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Turku

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Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and admire the masterpieces at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Rauma.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, contemplate the long history of The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

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You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Rauma sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow 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
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House