10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Korpo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rosala online route planner .

Helsinki to Rosala is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. May in Rosala sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough 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

1
night
Korpo

Korpo ©
On the 17th (Fri), head off the coast to Kokar, head off the coast to Jurmo Island, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Korpo Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Korpo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Rosala to Korpo in 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Korpo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Korpo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kokar
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church
Kokar ©
Kokar

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 18th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally examine the collection at Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki road trip tool .

You can drive from Korpo to Uusikaupunki in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rauma
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and get your game on at Moomin World.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online visit planner .

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 24th (Fri), head outdoors with Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, then don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then get engrossed in the history at Ekenas Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Ekenas Old Town.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip builder website .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Salo, Raseborg
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

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