5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago trip builder

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Make it your trip
Drive
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive
2
Turku
— 3 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 27th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then examine 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 24°C and lows of 15°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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Turku

— 3 nights
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). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku route planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stroll around Lilla holmen, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker app.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31: