5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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

1
day
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 27th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenexamine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Kotka attractions planner.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn journey planning site.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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