5 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

5 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Turku Art Museum. Visit Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Archangel Michael's church for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning site .

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online route planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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