5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Helsinki

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then contemplate the long history of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary app.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Kotka are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, explore the ancient world of The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, then explore the world behind art at Rauma Art Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kotka to Rauma by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
The Maritime Quarter ©
The Maritime Quarter

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