5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Oulu
— 1 night
Fly

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Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll around Lilla holmen, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, then stroll around Ainolan Puisto, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oulu day trip website.

Fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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