12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 4 nights
4
Hamina
— 4 nights

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): browse for treasures at Antikbutiken, examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker tool.

Paris, France to Mariehamn is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Mariehamn is 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mariehamn, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Antikbutiken, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku vacation website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. For shopping fun, head to Laukko Manor or Ideapark. Get out of town with these interesting Pori side-trips: Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Tampere (Hatanpaa Arboretum, Sarkanniemi Theme Park, &more). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea.

Make your Pori itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tampere, Old Rauma, Laukko Manor, Ideapark, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Visiting Imatra Waterfall and Repovesi National Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Maritime Centre Vellamo and Saimaa Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Hamina: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta & Lappeenranta Fortress) and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop (in Porvoo). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hamina trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pori to Hamina. August in Hamina sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamina

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo, Repovesi National Park, Imatra Waterfall
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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