8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Naantali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pernio
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Kimito Island. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Kimito Island at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Archipelago Trail and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Naantali trip builder .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Naantali in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Naantali sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Naantali

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Turku
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Teijo national park.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pernio trip planning website .

You can drive from Naantali to Pernio in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pernio can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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