12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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12 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Neuquen
Fly:  33​h
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  35​h
End: Neuquen

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 10th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Kauppahalli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then stroll through Ainolan Puisto, then explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

Neuquen, Argentina to Oulu is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Neuquen to Oulu due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Neuquen in July: highs in Oulu hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

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

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Tropiclandia, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa travel route website .

You can drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Vaasa sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), shop like a local with Pori Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori online road trip planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Old Rauma and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Old Rauma
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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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally make a trip to The Maritime Quarter.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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