10 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Paris

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. On the 26th (Thu), trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Teijo National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pernio online tour itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Pernio is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, Pernio is a bit cooler than Paris - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hanko
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip app.

Traveling by car from Pernio to Turku takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Design Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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