11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Hamina
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 21st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koylion Kirkkokari, then contemplate the long history of Koylio Church, and finally examine the collection at Bonk Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma online tour planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rauma is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rauma. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, things will get much colder in Rauma: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Beaches Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo National Park in Pernio--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning website .

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

3
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Linden Esplanade and Lappeenranta Fortress. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamina: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stromforsin ruukki and see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamina journey site .

Explore your travel options from Mariehamn to Hamina with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamina

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Lappeenranta, Stromforsin ruukki, Cathedral of Porvoo, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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