17 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

17 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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17 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Munich

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: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, meet the residents at Maretarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kotka day trip app .

Munich, Germany to Kotka is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Kotka. When traveling from Munich in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kotka: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pori: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Pori takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

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nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, fun & games, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and stroll through Ainolan Puisto.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oulu trip maker .

You can fly from Pori to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Hupisaaret Park
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Change things up with a short trip to Bomarsund in Sund (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and explore and take pictures at Islandia.

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You can fly from Oulu to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Island
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Room Escape Games

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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.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku route planner .

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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