7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Kotka
— 2 nights

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn tour itinerary planning tool.

Bristol, UK to Mariehamn is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Art Museum ©
Turku Art Museum
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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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. On the 9th (Fri), stroll around Riverside Park, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maretarium.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kotka day trip planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park

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