30 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

30 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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30 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Korpo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Poytya
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Newark

5
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 3rd (Tue) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island online tour itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Kimito Island due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in September; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 61°F and lows reach 44°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Adventure
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
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.
Visit Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova for their historical value. Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker website .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Bengtskar Lighthouse and Nagu Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Korpo: Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala) and Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset (in Nagu).

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Korpo road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Korpo takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Korpo can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Korpo

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Rosala, Nagu, Kokar, Borgbergin Observation Tower
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

5
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Isokari Lighthouse and Bonk Museum. Step out of Uusikaupunki with an excursion to Katanpaa in Kustavi--about 44 minutes away.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uusikaupunki road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Korpo to Uusikaupunki takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. You will leave for Poytya on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

7
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 Jaakolan Patsaspuisto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Poytya's surroundings by going to Salo (Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat & Muurla Design Marketing Oy). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Poytya holiday builder website .

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Poytya in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Poytya

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Loimaa, Salo
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto ©
Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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