21 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

21 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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21 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 3 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Vaasa
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Oulu
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
7
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Berlin

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Visit Nagu Church and Uto for their historical value. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Bellevue Beach in Hanko--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The Archipelago Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip website .

Berlin, Germany to Turku is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Nagu Church
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island online route maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Appreciate the collections at Villa Mairea and Bonk Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island and Automobile Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rauma: Uusikaupunki Old Church (in Uusikaupunki) and Pori (Yyteri Beach & Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, and learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rauma online road trip planner .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Rauma in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Rauma, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Bomarsund.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Rauma to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You'll explore and learn at Arctic Museum Nanoq and Meteoriihi. Step off the beaten path and head to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Seinajoki Library. When in Vaasa, make a side trip to see Wallsports Areena Seinajoki in Seinajoki, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Terranova and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Vaasa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Raippaluodon Silta, Arctic Museum Nanoq
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Hupisaaret Park. Appreciate the collections at Raahe Museum and Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo. Go for a jaunt from Oulu to Yli-Ii to see Kierikki Stone Age Centre about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo, and kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip app .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Safaris
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santalahti Nature Trail and Riverside Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Kotka Church. Step out of Kotka with an excursion to Marian Kirkko in Hamina--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, and don't miss a visit to Main Building of Military School.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Kotka in 6 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 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hamina
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko