8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Oulu
— 1 night
Fly

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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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip itinerary planning website.

San Diego, USA to Kotka is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Kotka. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect Kotka to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Fun & Games · Parks
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3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to The Church of the Holy Cross in Rauma, about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

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

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will leave for Mariehamn on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn vacation planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums

Side Trip

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1
night
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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