15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Adelaide

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pernio trip itinerary tool .

Adelaide, Australia to Pernio is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Adelaide to Pernio due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Pernio hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Salo
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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): explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Poytya online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Pernio to Poytya takes 1.5 hours. In December in Poytya, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Poytya

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a stroll along the water at Isokari Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki trip planner.

Getting from Poytya to Uusikaupunki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums
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Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, examine the collection at Sibeliusmuseum, and stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku trip app .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planning website .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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