8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Copenhagen

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Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get your bearings at Turku City Library, take a spin around town with Bike Rental - by Carfield, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku itinerary site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Turku is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Rauma

— 2 nights
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 20th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rauma, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 2 nights
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Karingsunds Viltsafari, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern and then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rauma to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Kotka.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Kotka

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Kotka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums
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