8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planner.

Houston, USA to Turku is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Houston to Turku. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Houston in November: high temperatures in Turku hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 24th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rosala.

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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

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You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Rosala in 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rosala are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kimito Island.

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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 26th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island itinerary tool .

Getting from Rosala to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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