7 days in Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago & Central Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 day
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Naantali
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
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Oulu
— 2 nights

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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. On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, steep yourself in history at Hamina Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, then walk around Riverside Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip planner.

Birmingham, USA to Kotka is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Birmingham to Kotka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in July, expect nights in Kotka to be a bit cooler, around 55°F, while days are cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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Must see
Riverside Park
5.0
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Religious Site
Kotka Church
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
4.6

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Naantali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Naantali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. July in Naantali sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stop by Punnitse & Saasta, then examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Naantali to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
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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 30th (Tue): stroll around Hupisaaret Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, and then get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Must see
Hupisaaret Park
4.8
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Must see
Nallikari Beach
4.4
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Entertainment Center
Oulu Climbing Centre
4.6

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