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 45​min
1
Hanko
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 19th (Fri), stroll through Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hanko day trip planning website .

Helsinki to Hanko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In April, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Hanko

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Rauma online trip builder .

Getting from Hanko to Rauma by car takes about 3 hours. April in Rauma sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Kotka.

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The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

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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. On the 21st (Sun), trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, pause for some photo ops at Kotka Sculpture Promenade, take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kotka road trip website .

Getting from Rauma to Kotka by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

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Hamina
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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