14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Koli
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Lahore

2
nights
Turku

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, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online day trip planner .

Lahore, Pakistan to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Lahore to Turku, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahore in June, things will get colder in Turku: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection 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 team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn tour itinerary maker website .

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

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

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, stroll around Kirjurinluoto, then take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori in 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 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Terranova, then get a taste of life in the country at Aava Kertun Kotitila, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary maker tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Aava Kertun Kotitila ©
Aava Kertun Kotitila

2
nights
Koli

Koli ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uhrihalkeama, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then trek along Paha-Koli Hill, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. On the next day, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koli trip planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In July in Koli, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

3
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, walk around Riverside Park, then walk around Kumparepuisto Park, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka road trip site .

Traveling by car from Koli to Kotka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Trails
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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