12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  17​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Salo
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Halifax

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island holiday maker app .

Halifax, Canada to Kimito Island is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Halifax to Kimito Island, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Uusikaupunki journey planning website .

Drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Rosala.

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

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rosala trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Rosala takes 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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

3
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 9th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Teijo national park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, contemplate the long history of Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, then don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salo day trip planner.

Getting from Rosala to Salo by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Salo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Salo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Pernio
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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