10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Salo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to The Archipelago Trail and Vepsa Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Adventure Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, make a trip to Naantali Old Town, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Turku when traveling from Amsterdam in July, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 27th (Sat), deepen your knowledge of military history at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island route maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 29th (Mon), examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rosala trip planning website .

Getting from Kimito Island to Rosala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Salo.

Things to do in Rosala

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

2
nights
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. On the 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo national park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salo trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Rosala to Salo in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pernio
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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