16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Salo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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. Get out of town with these interesting Salo side-trips: Sjalo church (in Nagu), Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy) and Loimaa (The Finnish Museum of Agriculture & Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salo trip planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Salo is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Salo is minus 2 hours. In August, Salo is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Bring the kids along to Moomin World and Vaski Adventure Island. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Salo to Turku takes an hour. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

4
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Take a break from Kimito Island with a short trip to Rosala Viking Centre in Rosala, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rosala Viking Centre
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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