18 days in Vaasa & Turku Itinerary

18 days in Vaasa & Turku Itinerary

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Vaasa
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Turku
— 12 nights
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Vaasa

— 5 nights
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Powerpark and Setterbergin Puisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Wallsports Areena Seinajoki (in Seinajoki) and Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Hietasaaren uimaranta, make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, admire the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip itinerary website.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Vaasa is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kaunas in July, you will find days in Vaasa are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Turku

— 12 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Relax by the water at Aurlahti Beach and Bellevue Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Helsinki (Kamppi Chapel of Silence, Temppeliaukio Church, &more), Kaitalampi (in Espoo) and Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, hike along The Archipelago Trail, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku online holiday planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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