8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

3
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: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, have fun at Moomin World, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku tour itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Turku is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Turku, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Turku: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 22nd (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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