11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kimito Island is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Kimito Island to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the collection at Turku City Library, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku road trip planning tool .

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Poytya travel site .

You can drive from Turku to Poytya in an hour. December in Poytya sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Poytya

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. On the 9th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pernio trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Poytya to Pernio takes 1.5 hours. In December in Pernio, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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