6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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

1
night
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 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then 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.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kotka online holiday planner.

Tartu, Estonia to Kotka is an approximately 8-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kotka

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

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 21st (Tue), stroll around Ainolan Puisto, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then stroll around Hupisaaret Park, then hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Oulu online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kotka to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll around Lilla holmen, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn route planner.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

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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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 23rd (Thu): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): stop by Naantali Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online travel planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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