7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Rauma
— 1 night

1
day
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 21st (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kotka online trip maker.

Tampa, USA to Kotka is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tampa to Kotka, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tampa in September, with highs in Kotka at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku route planning site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thenstroll around Lilla holmen, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 26th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Rauma in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma