8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago vacation builder

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

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Rauma

— 1 day
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma online tour builder.

San Francisco, USA to Rauma is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Rauma reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Turku

— 3 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 galleries of Turku Castle, get advice or help at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Aland Island

— 2 nights
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 5th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on Karingsunds Viltsafari, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bomarsund and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Aland Island trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Turku to Aland Island by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June in Aland Island, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kotka.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

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 7th (Tue): stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and then examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kotka trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Aland Island to Kotka by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. June in Kotka sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7: