8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly
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Oulu
— 1 night
Fly
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive

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Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi. On your second day here, engage your brain at Tietomaa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, and finally hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oulu travel route planner.

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn road trip planning website.

Getting from Oulu to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Family-friendly places like Turku Castle and Moomin World will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku vacation tool.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Pori

— 2 nights
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pori vacation planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip