8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 1 night
4
Kotka
— 3 nights

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 13th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary maker site.

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get a bit cooler in Mariehamn: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenbrowse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip builder.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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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): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, thentake an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thenwalk around Katariina Seaside Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, stop by Linden Esplanade, appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, stroll around Riverside Park, thensteep yourself in history at Hamina Town Hall, and finally admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Rauma to Kotka in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Kotka are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

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