6 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

6 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pernio
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary planning website .

San Francisco, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Kimito Island at 61°F and lows at 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church. On the next day, browse the collection at Turku City Library, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kultaranta Garden, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pernio

Pernio
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pernio driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Turku to Pernio in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Trails Outdoors Nature
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