7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa attractions planner .

Manchester, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Vaasa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Vaasa, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pori trip planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow 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

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): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn sightseeing tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Pori to Mariehamn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

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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.
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and Turku Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip website .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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