6 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

6 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

Riga
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Riga

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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. For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Joutsa driving holiday planner.

Riga, Latvia to Joutsa is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Joutsa when traveling from Riga in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Joutsa

#Parks, #Nature
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

1
day
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. On the 16th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Kurjenrahka National Park.

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You can drive from Joutsa to Poytya in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kimito Island.

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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

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Getting from Poytya to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
days
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 18th (Thu): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, have fun at Moomin World, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

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Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
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Turku Cathedral

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