8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rosala
— Few hours
2
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

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Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rosala trip planning site.

Newark, USA to Rosala is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in December, expect Rosala to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki road trip app.

Traveling by car from Rosala to Uusikaupunki takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Museums Historic Sites
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Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), hike along The Archipelago Trail, thenwalk around Kultaranta Garden, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenkick your exploration up a notch at Flowpark Turku, and finally stroll around Kupittaa Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker tool.

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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