8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
5
Pori
— 2 nights

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Turku. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 2:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour in harmony with nature at Outdoors Oulu Oy, walk around Hupisaaret Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Oulu travel route planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Oulu by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mariehamn in March, with highs in Oulu at 0°C and lows at -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Terranova.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip builder site.

You can drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally get outside with Kuuskajaskari. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori sightseeing planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach