8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belfast
Fly:  15 h
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Belfast

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Oulu is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Belfast to Oulu. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 18th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma travel planner.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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