7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago tour itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
4
Kotka
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: London

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 28th (Mon): stroll through Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hanko planning website .

London, UK to Hanko is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Hanko. Traveling from London in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hanko, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Hanko to Turku in 2 hours. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime 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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park and then kick back and relax at Santalahti Nature Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Kotka by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park

Similar Plans

11 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Lakeland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM FINLAND May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Finnish Archipelago BY A USER FROM FINLAND May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans