10 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive + Fly:  27 h
1
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  23 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenget engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, thenstroll around Kirjurinluoto, and then stop by Porin Kauppahalli.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planner.

Manchester, USA to Pori is an approximately 28-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Pori is 7 hours. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Pori: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Pori

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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at Marela Museum House and then get outside with Kuuskajaskari.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rauma travel site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Rauma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

1
night
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 11th (Sat): let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn attractions planner.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around Sibelius Monument, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey builder tool.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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