8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanko
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Kotka
— 2 nights

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Bellevue Beach and then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hanko travel route planner.

Helsinki to Hanko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Archangel Michael's church and Flowpark Turku. Popular historic sites such as St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel and Turku Cathedral are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: trek along The Archipelago Trail, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, walk around Kupittaa Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip site.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku

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nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip maker.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kotka.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, thenwalk around Riverside Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, thenadmire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka day trip planning site.

You can drive from Pori to Kotka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamina
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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