15 days in Aland Island, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Aland Island, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Mariehamn
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Turku
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Helsinki
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Mariehamn

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Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, walk around Lilla holmen, head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip planner.

Kathmandu, Nepal to Mariehamn is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Nepal Time (NPT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.8 hour difference. In August, Mariehamn is little chillier than Kathmandu - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Galleria Joella. Visit Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Isokari Lighthouse (in Uusikaupunki). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Turku day trip app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral
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Teijo National Park
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Helsinki

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Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hiidenvuori. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Castle Hill). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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