4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago vacation maker

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Drive
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Kotka
— 1 day
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly

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Kotka

— 1 day
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 23rd (Thu), browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip planner.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Turku

— 2 nights
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 24th (Fri): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll around Lilla holmen, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26: