15 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

15 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Lohja
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Zurich

1
night
Lohja

Lohja ©
Lohja is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lohja trip itinerary planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Lohja is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Lohja is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in June: high temperatures in Lohja hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Lohja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tytyri Mine Experience ©
Tytyri Mine Experience
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence

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night
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 17th (Mon): hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, thentake in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lohja to Hanko takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. On the next day, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rauma trip planner.

You can drive from Hanko to Rauma in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rauma are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally see where the action happens at Wiklof Holding Arena. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenmake a trip to Bomarsund, and finally try your luck at PAF Casino.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 26th (Wed), kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, and finally walk around Ainolan Puisto. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Oulu Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally engage your brain at Tietomaa.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

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night
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. On the 28th (Fri), browse the different shops at Shopping Centre Pasaati, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maretarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary website.

Fly from Oulu to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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