14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 3 nights
5
Hanko
— 2 nights

2
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, walk around Riverside Park, visit Hamina Old Town, admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, pause for some photo ops at Kotka Sculpture Promenade, thenlet little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary app.

Newark, USA to Kotka is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Kotka is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, expect Kotka to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamina
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, thenstroll around Lilla holmen, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Smart Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip app.

Fly from Kotka to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Eckero
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Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
The Aland Island Art Museum ©
The Aland Island Art Museum
Smart Park ©
Smart Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Attractions like Archangel Michael's church and Kylamaki Village of Living History make great kid-friendly stops. We've included these beaches for you: Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. The adventure continues: stroll around Kupittaa Park, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Skanssi, tour or see a game at Flowpark Turku, and enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park.

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You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
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Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and Kauppakeskus Puuvilla. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Church of the Holy Cross and Kirjurinluoto. Get out of town with these interesting Pori side-trips: Rauma (Marela Museum House, Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pori vacation planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
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The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 30th (Thu), hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Hanko online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Pori to Hanko takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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