5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 day
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then stroll around Sibelius Park, and finally walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Kotka sightseeing planner.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planning app.

Drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16: