6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Madrid

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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 13th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip website .

Madrid, Spain to Turku is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect Turku to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

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Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pori trip maker .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Pori sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vaasa tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Vaasa sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oulu day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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