8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Naantali Old Town and Turku Castle. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning site .

Philadelphia, USA to Turku is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in August; daily highs in Turku reach 68°F and lows reach 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
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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