11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 1 night
2
Kokkola
— 1 night
3
Rauma
— 3 nights
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Kotka
— 2 nights

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally shop like a local with Kauppahalli.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Oulu online tour planner.

London, UK to Oulu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Oulu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, expect Oulu to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Beaches Parks
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Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

1
night
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Neristan (Old Wooden Town), and finally examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kokkola visit planner.

Getting from Oulu to Kokkola by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Kokkola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum ©

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Automobile Museum and Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rauma: Pori (Yyteri Beach, Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), &more) and Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, and look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma trip planner.

Getting from Kokkola to Rauma by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August in Rauma, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki
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Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
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.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Nagu Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uto and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku online trip builder.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Moomin World, Nagu Church
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Uto ©
Uto
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Hamina Fortress, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally wander the streets of Linden Esplanade. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, thensee the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka online trip maker.

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hamina
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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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