5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago route planner

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Make it your trip
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Turku
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Turku
— 1 night
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Kotka
— 1 night
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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Turku

— 1 night
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 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then 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 22nd (Mon): get your bearings at Turku City Library, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku online sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in October, things will get slightly colder in Turku: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Mariehamn online holiday maker.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Kotka.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kotka

— 1 night
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 24th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Maretarium, stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kotka day trip website.

Fly from Mariehamn to Kotka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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