12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre, visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse, and then head off the coast to Rosala.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rosala trip planner.

London, UK to Rosala is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rosala. Traveling from London in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rosala, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rosala

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

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Pargas Lime Stone Quarry in Pargas, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Rosala to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Go for a jaunt from Uusikaupunki to Kustavi to see Katanpaa about 48 minutes away.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki journey planner.

Drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

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