3 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

3 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Kotka
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Turku
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Kotka

— 1 day
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 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then meet the residents at Maretarium, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotka road trip planning tool.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. June in Kotka sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): stop by Naantali Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku route maker site.

Drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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