5 days in Salo & Turku Itinerary

5 days in Salo & Turku Itinerary

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5 days in Salo & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Salo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ekenas Old Town, experience rural life at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Teijo national park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salo trip planner.

Helsinki to Salo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Salo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Pernio, Ekenas Old Town
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Ekenas Old Town ©
Ekenas Old Town

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Archipelago Trail and Kurjenrahka National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Archangel Michael's church and The Church of the Holy Cross. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Old Rauma in Rauma--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Salo to Turku takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kultaranta Garden
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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