10 days in Oulu, Vaasa & Turku Itinerary

10 days in Oulu, Vaasa & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 5 nights
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Oulu

— 2 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nallikari Beach and Hupisaaret Park. Family-friendly places like Tietomaa and Toripolliisi will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oulu road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Oulu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Oulu. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get little chillier in Oulu: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Vaasa

— 2 nights
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and then cool off at Tropiclandia.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa route planning website.

Drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Turku

— 5 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Helsinki (Sea Fortress Suomenlinna & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get your bearings at Turku City Library, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Marttyyrikeisarinna Aleksandran Kirkko.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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