6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Oulu
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Oulu Cathedral, stroll through Ainolan Puisto, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then don't miss a visit to Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oulu travel route builder site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Oulu is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Oulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, things will get much colder in Oulu: highs are around 0°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Oulu

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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally meet the residents at Maretarium.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kotka road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Kotka, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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