6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  20​h
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Durham

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kuusisto Bishop's Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Kuusisto Manor and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku travel planner .

Durham, USA to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to Turku, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in September, expect nights in Turku to be little chillier, around 44°F, while days are cooler, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kaarina, Naantali Old Town
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 6th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally stroll the grounds of Koylio Church.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma route planner .

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in September, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Koylio Church
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Koylio Church ©
Koylio Church

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