6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to London

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Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Nallikari Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu route planning site.

London, UK to Oulu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Oulu is 2 hours. Traveling from London in January, things will get colder in Oulu: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Turku.

Things to do in Oulu

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Turku

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku trip builder site.

Fly from Oulu to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Oulu in January, expect Turku to be somewhat warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:

Kotka

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka online day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Turku in January, you will find days in Kotka are little chillier (-6°C), and nights are about the same (-12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums
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