5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
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. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, admire the striking features of Hamina Fortress, then steep yourself in history at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary planning app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kotka is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kotka due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamina
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 15th (Thu), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Marela Museum House, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rauma tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Rauma takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanko day trip site .

You can drive from Rauma to Hanko in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hanko are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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