6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night

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 9th (Sun): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

Discover how to plan a Kotka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, Old Rauma, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): walk around Lilla holmen, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn travel route builder app.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): walk around Ainolan Puisto, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, then make a trip to Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Oulu by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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