14 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Oulu
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Hanko
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 28th (Thu), stroll through Nallikari Beach.

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Toronto, Canada to Oulu is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Oulu. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Oulu reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn travel planner.

You can fly from Oulu to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

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
Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården ©

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pori online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

3
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and then stroll through Bellevue Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hanko trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Hanko takes 3.5 hours. July in Hanko sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

3
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valkmusa National Park and Stromforsin Ruukki. Step out of the city life by going to Santalahti Nature Trail and Riverside Park. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and head off the coast to Haapasaari Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stromforsin Ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Valkmusa National Park
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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Helsinki

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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