11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nagu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rosala
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Cardiff

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary site .

Cardiff, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cardiff to Kimito Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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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.
Archangel Michael's church and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel and Turku Biological Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 11th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Uusikaupunki trip builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In June in Uusikaupunki, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

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

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
On the 12th (Wed), head off the coast to Jurmo Island, then don't miss a visit to Nagu Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Borgbergin Observation Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Korpo Church, and then make a trip to Korpo Weather Radar.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nagu road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Nagu takes 2.5 hours. In June in Nagu, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korpo, Borgbergin Observation Tower
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

2
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rosala trip planner.

Getting from Nagu to Rosala by car takes about 3.5 hours. June in Rosala sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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