8 days in Finnish Archipelago, Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago, Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rauma
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 18th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and then stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma online visit planner.

Helsinki to Rauma is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
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 Turku Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Galleria Joella and Turun Kauppahalli. The adventure continues: attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 23rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 24th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, thenview the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, thenadmire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu holiday builder app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

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

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, thenlearn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip maker.

You can drive from Oulu to Jyvaskyla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland

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