12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rosala day trip app .

Philadelphia, USA to Rosala is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Rosala due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in July, plan for little chillier days in Rosala, with highs around 70°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Rosala

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

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki online trip maker .

You can drive from Rosala to Uusikaupunki in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

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

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Uto and Louhisaari Manor. Step off the beaten path and head to Nagu Church and The Archipelago Trail. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Korpo Church in Korpo, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planner .

Getting from Uusikaupunki to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Turku sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Nagu Church, Korpo Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Mathildedalin Kylapanimo
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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