14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

14 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago tour itinerary planner

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

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Kotka

— 3 nights
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. Step out of the city life by going to Riverside Park and Santalahti Nature Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Hamina Town Hall. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kotka is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect Kotka to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Hanko

— 1 night
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko tour site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Hanko takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hanko are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Kimito Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik gard and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island visit planner.

Getting from Hanko to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kurjenrahka National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Visiting Bike Rental - by Carfield and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kupittaa Park and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Pori

— 2 nights
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum and then walk around Kirjurinluoto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Oulu.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Oulu

— 2 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and then walk around Hupisaaret Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral and then contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Pori to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Oulu sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

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