10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Rosala
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Nagu
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Vancouver

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Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rosala journey maker site.

Vancouver, Canada to Rosala is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. In October, Rosala is slightly colder than Vancouver - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Rosala

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

1
night
Nagu

Nagu ©
On the 27th (Sun), learn about all things military at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset and then don't miss a visit to Nagu Church.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nagu trip planning website.

You can drive from Rosala to Nagu in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Nagu

Museums Historic Sites
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Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki road trip tool.

Drive from Nagu to Uusikaupunki in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough 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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uto and Louhisaari Manor. Let the collections at Kylamaki Village of Living History and Sibeliusmuseum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). There's still lots to do: trek along The Archipelago Trail, admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Turku holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Turku takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Korpo Church, Kultaranta Garden, Louhisaari Manor
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Uto ©
Uto

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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