13 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

13 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Poytya
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Pernio
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip builder website.

London, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kimito Island. Traveling from London in December, expect Kimito Island to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Flowpark Turku. Family-friendly places like Vepsa Island and Moomin World will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Kuusisto Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Museum of Agriculture, and then steep yourself in history at Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Poytya day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Poytya takes an hour. December in Poytya sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. You will leave for Pernio on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Poytya

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Loimaa
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park

2
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and then steep yourself in history at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pernio trip planner.

Getting from Poytya to Pernio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Salo
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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