Route & dates
Start: Western Finland
Turku— 1 night
Western Finland— 8 nights
End: Western Finland
Tue, Jun 19 - Thu, Jun 28
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 19th (Tue): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, thenlearn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.
To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.
Western Finland to Turku is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can 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.You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Natural History Museum of Central Finland and Haralanharju Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Western Finland side-trips: Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Jyvaskyla (Jyvaskyla Art Museum, The Craft Museum of Finland, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, don't miss a visit to Aalto Center of Seinajoki, identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, and fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort.
To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Western Finland trip planning tool.
Traveling by car from Turku to Western Finland takes 3.5 hours. In June in Western Finland, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Western Finland
Jyvaskyla, Mantta-Vilppula, Hameenlinna, Seinajoki, Sastamala
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