5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago trip itinerary builder

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Kotka
— 1 day
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
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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 30th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka online road trip planner.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Kotka are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Kotka to Mariehamn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield, get advice or help at Turku City Library, and steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku tour itinerary website.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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