16 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

16 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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16 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Fiskars
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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. Kotka is known for parks, museums, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Kotka is much colder than Singapore - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fiskars.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

2
nights
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkonummen kirkko, then take an in-depth tour of Hvittrask, and then make a trip to Fiskars Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fiskars trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Kotka to Fiskars in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkkonummi, Hanko, Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

Planning Rauma trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fiskars to Rauma in 2.5 hours. December in Rauma sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Bonk Museum
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

3
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, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel route planner .

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then walk around Lilla holmen, then don't miss a visit to Bomarsund, and finally steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, walk around Ainolan Puisto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, engage your brain at Tietomaa, and then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Oulu trip planning website .

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. Traveling from Mariehamn in December, things will get slightly colder in Oulu: highs are around -2°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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