9 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

9 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 1 night
Fly
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Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kotka

— 1 night
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 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kotka tour itinerary builder app.

Brussels, Belgium to Kotka is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. June in Kotka sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Aland Island.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

Aland Island

— 2 nights
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 22nd (Wed), learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Bomarsund and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aland Island trip itinerary app.

Getting from Kotka to Aland Island by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rauma.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Rauma

— 2 nights
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 24th (Fri), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma travel route planner.

You can fly from Aland Island to Rauma in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. June in Rauma sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get advice or help at Turku City Library, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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