7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kotka
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Turku

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kylamaki Village of Living History and Turku Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Next up on the itinerary: trek along The Archipelago Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku online trip builder .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Turku. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
The Old Town Hall Museum ©
The Old Town Hall Museum

1
night
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 13th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, walk around Riverside Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip app .

You can drive from Rauma to Kotka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hamina
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Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu online tour planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Kotka to Oulu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kotka in June, you will find days in Oulu are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Safaris
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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