7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 2 nights

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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Kotka Sculpture Promenade, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maretarium, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, stroll around Katariina Seaside Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, thenexamine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka travel planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kotka is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Kotka is cooler than Kuwait City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kotka Sculpture Promenade ©
Kotka Sculpture Promenade
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenexamine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rauma, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

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