7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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

1
day
Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 12th (Fri), stroll through Bellevue Beach and then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

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Helsinki to Hanko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Hanko are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at The Archipelago Trail and Vepsa Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uto and Adventure Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Kupittaa Park, and learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku trip planning tool .

You can drive from Hanko to Turku in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Uto ©
Uto

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 16th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, explore and take pictures at Wiklof Holding Arena, then don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, and finally stroll through Lilla holmen.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn journey maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:
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Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Room Escape Games

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, wander the streets of Hamina Old Town, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, then pause for some photo ops at Kotka Sculpture Promenade, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotka road trip planning website .

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. October in Kotka sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Trails, #Beaches

Side Trip

Hamina
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church
Hamina Town Hall ©
Hamina Town Hall

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