8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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 Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip maker tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Turku is an approximately 21- hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January; daily highs in Turku reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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