8 days in Aland Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Aland Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Mariehamn
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 23rd (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar and then look for all kinds of wild species at Getabergen. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenwalk around Lilla holmen, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Mariehamn is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Mariehamn is 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Mariehamn to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Getabergen, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Getabergen ©
Getabergen

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna for their historical value. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Hiidenkirnut
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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