Route & dates
Start: Western Finland
Drive: 3 h 30 min
Turku— 1 night
Drive: 3 h 30 min
Western Finland— 8 nights
End: Western Finland
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.
For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.
Western Finland to Turku is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Western Finland.
Things to do in Turku
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Encompassing historical cities, swathes of countryside, and a stunning coastline, Western Finland offers a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Evo Hiking Area and Room Escape Games. Get out of town with these interesting Western Finland side-trips: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Jyvaskyla (Jyvaskyla Art Museum, The Craft Museum of Finland, &more) and Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto, browse the collection at Seinajoki Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, and fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort.
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Western Finland trip planning tool.
Traveling by car from Turku to Western Finland takes 3.5 hours. In June in Western Finland, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Western Finland
Jyvaskyla, Hameenlinna, Sastamala, Seinajoki, Mantta-Vilppula
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