15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Salo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Los Angeles

2
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture. Change things up with a short trip to Teijo National Park in Pernio (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salo holiday website .

Los Angeles, USA to Salo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In November, Salo is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pernio, The Finnish Museum of Agriculture
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Turku Cathedral and Pargas Church for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Parainen), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Vaski Adventure Island (in Naantali). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Moomin World, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, cool off at JukuPark Turku, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

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Getting from Salo to Turku by car takes about an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali, Parainen, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archipelago National Park and Bengtskar Lighthouse. Museum-lovers will get to explore Soderlangvik and Rosala Viking Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island journey planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rosala
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Oro ©
Oro

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