35 days in Mariehamn, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

35 days in Mariehamn, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to 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 examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at PAF Casino, then walk around Lilla holmen, and then examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn driving holiday 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 bus and flight. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

Kurjenrahka National Park, Louhisaari Manor
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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 The National Museum of Finland. Visit Mannerheim Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Raseborg (Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Fagervik Church, &more) and Pyhtaa (Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry & Fagerö Kaunissaari). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and stop by Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. 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, Kirkkonummi, Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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