8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Hanko
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Hanko
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Drive
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Lohja
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Melbourne

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Hanko

— 1 night
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hanko online sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Hanko is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. In August, Hanko is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Get in touch with nature at The Archipelago Trail and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). There's more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Pori

— 1 night
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pori using our trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lohja.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Lohja

— 1 night
Lohja is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lawrence and then kick back and relax at Aurlahti Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lohja sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Pori to Lohja by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lohja are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lohja

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29: