8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  20​h
1
Poytya
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Poytya tour itinerary planning app .

New York City, USA to Poytya is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. In December, Poytya is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 34°F and lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Poytya

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church. There's still lots to do: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Poytya to Turku in an hour. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 34°F during the day and 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip maker .

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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