7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finnish Archipelago travel route maker

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Bring the kids along to Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku road trip tool.

Manchester, UK to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Pori

— 1 night
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni, enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori journey maker website.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Vaasa

— 1 night
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then make a splash at Tropiclandia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then stroll through Nallikari Beach, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Outdoors Oulu Oy.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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