6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Rauma
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Marela Museum House, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Rauma is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Rauma to Mariehamn by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip maker site .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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

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