8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Lohja
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Lohja
— 1 day
Drive
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Hanko
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Lohja

— 1 day
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 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lawrence and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurlahti Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lohja online road trip planner.

London, UK to Lohja is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Lohja due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Lohja can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Lohja

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

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 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pike's Gut, get engrossed in the history at Hanko Museum, then go for a walk through Gunnarstrand, then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Hanko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lohja to Hanko takes 1.5 hours. July in Hanko sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 3rd (Sat), add some adventure to your tour with Aavameri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then walk around Kupittaa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then whizz through the canopy at Flowpark Turku, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku journey app.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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Pori

— 2 nights
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then test your team's savvy at Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

Before you visit Pori, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Pori

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, then appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Kotka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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