5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Newark

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
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.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning site.

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20- hour 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

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Turku

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 see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, 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
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip maker.

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and 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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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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