8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly
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Oulu
— 1 night
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 2 nights
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Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi. On your second day here, engage your brain at Tietomaa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oulu travel route planner.

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Beaches
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn road trip planning website.

Getting from Oulu to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Family-friendly places like Turku Castle and Turku City Library will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Pori

— 2 nights
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pori vacation planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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