7 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

7 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get colder in Kimito Island: highs are around 48°F and lows about 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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 17th (Thu), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island and then examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pernio tour planner.

Getting from Turku to Pernio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pernio can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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