6 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Mariehamn
— 2 nights

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki online trip builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, thensteep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thendon't miss a visit to Bomarsund, and finally examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn road trip website.

Getting from Helsinki to Mariehamn by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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