10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 8 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island online day trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Kimito Island is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Athens in August, expect Kimito Island to be colder, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife
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Oro ©
Oro
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will enjoy Turku Castle and Moomin World. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Pargas (Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum & Pargas Lime Stone Quarry). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planning site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Pargas, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail