17 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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17 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Poytya
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pernio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kimito Island attractions planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kimito Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Kimito Island: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. You'll get in some beach time at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

3
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. The Finnish Museum of Agriculture and Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

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You can drive from Turku to Poytya in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for Pernio on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Poytya

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Visiting Teijo national park and Tulliniemi Nature Path will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pernio: Raseborg (Raseborg Castle & Ekenas Old Town) and Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Hanko Water Tower). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pernio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Poytya to Pernio takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pernio can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Raseborg
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online route planner .

Drive from Pernio to Helsinki in 2 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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