3 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

3 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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3 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Turku

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Turku. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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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. On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally meet the residents at Maretarium.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Kotka online trip maker .

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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