4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Helsinki

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

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Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October in Kotka, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
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 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku tour planner .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn journey planner .

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Parks
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games
Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen

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