11 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Marseille
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Naantali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Rosala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Marseille

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary planner.

Marseille, France to Kimito Island is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Marseille to Kimito Island is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marseille in July; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

3
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get outdoors at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Naantali trip itinerary website.

Getting from Kimito Island to Naantali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Naantali

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, thensee the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Uusikaupunki takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

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

2
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rosala day trip planner.

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Rosala in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rosala

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

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenmeet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel tool.

You can drive from Rosala to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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