8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Pernio
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

1
day
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Teijo National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pernio holiday builder .

Helsinki to Pernio is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Pernio are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral. Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Pernio to Turku in 1.5 hours. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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