5 days in Turku, Kauhava & Porvoo Itinerary

5 days in Turku, Kauhava & Porvoo Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Kauhava
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amsterdam in August since evenings lows in Turku dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kauhava.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kauhava

Kauhava ©
Kauhava is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region, northwest of Helsinki and by the main railway from Helsinki to Oulu. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala and then get in on the family fun at Powerpark.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kauhava trip builder app.

Drive from Turku to Kauhava in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kauhava

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Powerpark
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala ©
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, thenget to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo attractions planning website.

Explore your travel options from Kauhava to Porvoo with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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