7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly to Mariehamn, Drive to Aland Island
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Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, get advice or help at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

Aland Island

— 1 night
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle and then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aland Island tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Turku to Aland Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. May in Aland Island sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kotka.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

Kotka

— 2 nights
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 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka online trip builder.

Fly from Aland Island to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1: