11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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11 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Turku
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo national park in Pernio--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku road trip planning website .

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Nuuksio National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Teijo National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planning website .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Room Escape Games
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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