Practical Information


Pharmacies (Apteekki) in Vaasa can be found in different areas of the city. Pharmacies are usually open Mon-Fri 9 a.m -6/8 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m -1/4 p.m. Every week one of the pharmacies in the city center is on duty Mon-Sat 9 a.m -10 p.m and Sun 10 a.m - 10 p.m.

Pharmacies in the city center:

Keskusapteekki (Hovioikeudenpuistikko 15 - close to the market squere)
Kirkkoapteekki (Hovioikeudenpuistikko 9 – close to the Vaasa City Church)
Vanha Apteekki (Vaasanpuistikko 13)


Kuninkaan apteekki (Kuninkaantie 72-74, in Huutoniemi)
Palosaaren apteekki (Palosaarentie 16, in Palosaari )

Vetokannaksen apteekki (Gerbyntie 14, in Vetokannas)


Medicines are sold only in pharmacies and for stronger medication a prescription from a doctor is needed.