11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: London

3
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, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Sapokka Water Garden, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kotka trip builder website .

London, UK to Kotka is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kotka. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Trails
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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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, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 8th (Sat), stroll around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum and then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rauma trip app .

Getting from Mariehamn to Rauma by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pori, Bonk Museum
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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