9 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

9 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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9 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h
End: Singapore

1
day
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 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kotka trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kotka is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pori itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kotka to Pori in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Pori, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online road trip planner .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip planner .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In November in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 9th (Sat), shop like a local with Kauppahalli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, catch some excitement at Oulu Climbing Centre, then steep yourself in history at Oulu Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

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You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mariehamn in November, expect Oulu to be slightly colder, temps between 1°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

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