8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanko
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
5
Kotka
— 2 nights

1
day
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hanko journey builder tool.

Helsinki to Hanko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku day trip planning website.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): walk around Kirjurinluoto, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pori road trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip builder site.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
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. Get outdoors at Santalahti Nature Trail and Riverside Park. Attractions like Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Sibelius Park make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: walk around Katariina Seaside Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kotka tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©