6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, make a trip to Rauma Water Tower, thenlearn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Rauma is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rauma. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Rauma to be much colder, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenexamine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, thenmake a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hanko online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Hanko takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach