9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip builder app .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kimito Island is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kimito Island, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in January, with highs in Kimito Island at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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 Turku Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joella. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Turku holiday planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Turku are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kultaranta Garden, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pernio trip builder site .

Getting from Turku to Pernio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Pernio are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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