35 days in Mariehamn, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

35 days in Mariehamn, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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35 days in Mariehamn, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3​h
1
Mariehamn
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 30 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museumship Pommern. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at PAF Casino, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, and then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Mariehamn is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

2
nights
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 2nd (Sun): hike along The Archipelago Trail, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park, and then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

30
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Visit Mannerheim Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Raseborg (Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Fagervik Church, & more), Pyhtaa (Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry & Fagerö Kaunissaari) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Espoo, Raseborg, Siltakyla, Pyhtaa
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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