11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Salo
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Detroit

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Turku is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Detroit to Turku due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Turku hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 27th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then stroll through Oro. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island holiday builder app .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salo.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through Teijo national park. On your second day here, get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then experience rural life at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salo trip app .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Salo in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 31st (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Salo

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pernio
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo ©
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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