8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 2nd (Sun) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Kimito Island due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manchester in December: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, and explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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