7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Aarhus
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Hanko
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Aarhus

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 2nd (Sat), admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, steep yourself in history at Hamina Town Hall, enjoy some diversion at Katariina Seaside Park, then appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary maker tool .

Aarhus, Denmark to Kotka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aarhus to Kotka. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Aarhus in February, with highs in Kotka at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hamina
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Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Hamina Town Hall ©
Hamina Town Hall

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Wiklof Holding Arena.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kotka to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kotka in February; daily highs in Mariehamn reach 1°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Room Escape Games
Wiklof Holding Arena ©
Wiklof Holding Arena

1
night
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 4th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Kupittaa Park, and then enjoy some diversion at Flowpark.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games Parks
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Flowpark ©
Flowpark
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, stroll through Kirjurinluoto, then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Pori, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Rauma
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Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Gunnarstrand, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

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Drive from Pori to Hanko in 3.5 hours. In February in Hanko, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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