Route & dates
10 days in Turku & Western Finland Itinerary
Start: Western Finland
Drive: 3h 30min
Turku— 1 night
Drive: 3h 30min
Western Finland— 8 nights
End: Western Finland
Official Christmas City of Finland
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.On the 19th (Tue), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.
For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip tool .
Western Finland to Turku is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Western Finland.
Things to do in Turku
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Encompassing historical cities, swathes of countryside, and a stunning coastline, Western Finland offers a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.Explore hidden gems such as Seinajoki Library and Petajavesi Old Church. Explore Western Finland's surroundings by going to Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Serlachius Museum Gosta), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Jyvaskyla (Jyvaskyla Art Museum, The Craft Museum of Finland, & more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Aalto Center of Seinajoki, head outdoors with Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto, look for all kinds of wild species at Evo Hiking Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Haralanharju Tower.
For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Western Finland trip planner.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Turku to Western Finland. In June in Western Finland, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Western Finland
Jyvaskyla, Sastamala, Seinajoki, Mantta-Vilppula, Hameenlinna
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