6 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

6 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  19 h 30 min
1
Pernio
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h
End: Newark

1
day
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. On the 30th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo National Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pernio trip website.

Newark, USA to Pernio is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Pernio is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in December, things will get little chillier in Pernio: highs are around 37°F and lows about 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 31st (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, thenmake a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Pernio to Turku takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island attractions planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°F, and evening lows to 18°F. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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