5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Mariehamn Airport
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Fly
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kotka
— 1 night
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning site.

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in June, plan for colder days in Mariehamn, with highs around 62°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

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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 28th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip maker.

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks
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