16 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

16 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

Kuwait City
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Joutsa
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Kuwait City

3
days
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 16th (Thu) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island route maker app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kimito Island is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Kimito Island due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in August, with highs in Kimito Island at 24°C and lows at 12°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Adventure
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Oro ©
Oro

4
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku journey builder app .

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

4
days
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saarijarvi: Nokkakivi Amusement Park (in Laukaa), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Jyvaskyla (Punnitse & Saasta, The Alvar Aalto Museum, & more). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi trip maker website .

Getting from Turku to Saarijarvi by car takes about 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Nature

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Nokkakivi Amusement Park ©
Nokkakivi Amusement Park

3
days
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joutsa: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Joutsa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Joutsa takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Joutsa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 29th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Joutsa

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Himos Ski Resort
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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