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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20- hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Mariehamn due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in November, things will get slightly colder in Mariehamn: highs are around 42°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) 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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

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Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. November in Turku sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. November in Kotka sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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