8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Philadelphia

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church are in your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, hike along The Archipelago Trail, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku route planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Turku is an approximately 21- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In August, Turku is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island travel planning site.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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