10 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

10 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Rauma
— 2 nights

2
nights
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. Kotka is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and meet the residents at Maretarium.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Kotka is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in October, plan for colder days in Kotka, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Trails
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip tool.

Getting from Kotka to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 23rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Rauma online journey planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Rauma in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Rauma are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trip

Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum