4 days in Aland Island & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Aland Island & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Aland Island & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Mariehamn
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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Mariehamn

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 22nd (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning tool .

Washington DC, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Mariehamn due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Mariehamn to be cooler, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Room Escape Games
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then walk around The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip website .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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