8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago trip maker

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Make it your trip
Fly
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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
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Mumbai

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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 historical opulence of Turku Castle, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Turku is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Turku hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

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 4th (Sat), surround yourself with nature on Karingsunds Viltsafari, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Bomarsund and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aland Island online trip itinerary planner.

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. June in Aland Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Kotka.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Kotka

— 2 nights
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 6th (Mon): walk around Sapokka Water Garden, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, and then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Aland Island to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7: