6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Step out of the city life by going to Repovesi National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Step out of Kotka with an excursion to Hiidenkirnut in Askola--about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade and hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip planner.

Omaha, USA to Kotka is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Omaha in September: highs in Kotka hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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 ©
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.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally make a trip to Kultaranta Garden. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum and then don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. 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
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

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