29 days in Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 4 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
3
Harma
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 5 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
6
Turku
— 7 nights
7
Rauma
— 3 nights
8
Hanko
— 2 nights

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4
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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. Go for a jaunt from Kotka to Hamina to see Marian Kirkko about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, admire the natural beauty at Palotorninvuori Park, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

You can plan Kotka trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Kotka is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Jyvaskyla takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Harma.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

1
night
Harma

Harma ©
On the 1st (Sat), get in on the family fun at Powerpark.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Harma travel planning app.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Harma by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Harma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Harma

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Powerpark ©
Powerpark

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Step out of Oulu to go to Yli-Ii and see Kierikki Stone Age Centre, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Harma to Oulu takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally try to win big at PAF Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn travel planner.

Fly from Oulu to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online journey planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Get out of town with these interesting Rauma side-trips: Pori (Herrainpaivat Beach, Yyteri Beach, &more) and Uusikaupunki (Bonk Museum & Uusikaupunki Old Church). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, take some stellar pictures from Rauma Water Tower, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Inkoon kirkko, don't miss a visit to Fiskars Village, and then examine the collection at Fagervik Museum. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hanko trip website.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Hanko takes 3 hours. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

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