11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Nagu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Bristol

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 26th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Bristol, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Archipelago Trail and Ett Hem Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, have fun at Adventure Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki road trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Automobile Museum ©
Automobile Museum

1
night
Nagu

Nagu ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset and then don't miss a visit to Nagu Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Nagu itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Nagu in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Nagu are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Nagu

Museums Historic Sites
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Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rosala online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Nagu to Rosala takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Rosala can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rosala

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

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