12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly

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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: walk around Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, have fun at Katariina Seaside Park, and take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

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Knoxville, USA to Kotka is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Knoxville to Kotka. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Knoxville in June: highs in Kotka hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at Marela Museum House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Pori takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

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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: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, have fun at Adventure Park, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 28th (Mon), walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

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Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): walk around Ainolan Puisto, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oulu journey planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Oulu, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30: