7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 1 day
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 3 nights

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip maker app.

Manchester, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Vaasa is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, Vaasa is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pori to Mariehamn by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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