7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Helsinki

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hanko trip itinerary builder app.

Helsinki to Hanko is an approximately 2- hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Hanko are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Cathedral and Archangel Michael's church. Get outdoors at Vepsa Island and Flowpark Turku. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, stroll around Kupittaa Park, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori tour itinerary site.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pori to Kotka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Marian Kirkko
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Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Lehman ©
Lehman
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa