7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Kokkola
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, admire the striking features of Hamina Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, then contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, and finally take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotka trip itinerary maker site .

Atlanta, USA to Kotka is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in May, expect nights in Kotka to be little chillier, around 42°F, while days are much colder, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamina
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Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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day
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, then see the interesting displays at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, then see the interesting displays at K.H. Renlund Museum, and finally take a stroll through Neristan (Old Wooden Town).

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kokkola sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Kotka to Kokkola in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kokkola when traveling from Kotka in May, with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

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nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rauma trip planner .

Getting from Kokkola to Rauma by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. In May, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip site .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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