6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Omaha

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. Get in touch with nature at Repovesi National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Change things up with a short trip to Hiidenkirnut in Askola (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade and stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka online tour planner .

Omaha, USA to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Omaha to Kotka. Traveling from Omaha in September, you will find days in Kotka are cooler (59°F), and nights are little chillier (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kouvola, Hiidenkirnut
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku route builder website .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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