16 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

16 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Rauma
— 2 nights
4
Vaasa
— 3 nights
5
Oulu
— 3 nights
6
Kotka
— 2 nights

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Keep things going the next day: walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, and finally step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn tour itinerary maker app.

Tallinn, Estonia to Mariehamn is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. In March, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Getabergen ©
Getabergen

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. On your second day here, get great views at Rauma Water Tower, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Powerpark (in Harma), Kyr0 Distillery Company (in Isokyro) and Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, make a splash at Tropiclandia, get a taste of life in the country at Aava Kertun Kotitila, and snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner.

Drive from Rauma to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Vaasa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, and grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Oulu, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski

2
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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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Maretarium, enjoy some diversion at Katariina Seaside Park, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park