6 days in Mariehamn & Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Mariehamn & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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6 days in Mariehamn & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Zaragoza
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Mariehamn
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
End: Zaragoza

1
day
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Wiklof Holding Arena, take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn visit planner .

Zaragoza, Spain to Mariehamn is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Zaragoza in August, plan for cooler days in Mariehamn, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Wiklof Holding Arena ©
Wiklof Holding Arena

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): go for a walk through Telegrafberget, stop by Willatar, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally stroll through Fredrika Runebergs Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Porvoo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Parks
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Willatar ©
Willatar
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Telegrafberget ©
Telegrafberget

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Boss Shop. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, look for gifts at Marimekko, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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