14 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

14 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  28​h
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Korpo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosala day trip planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Rosala is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: high temperatures in Rosala hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Rosala

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Korpo Weather Radar, head off the coast to Jurmo Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nagu Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Korpo Church. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset, then head off the coast to Kokar, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Borgbergin Observation Tower.

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You can drive from Rosala to Korpo in 4.5 hours. In December in Korpo, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Korpo

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Poytya route planning app .

Traveling by car from Korpo to Poytya takes 3 hours. December in Poytya sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Poytya

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka 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.
Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Turku Art Museum. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

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Getting from Poytya to Turku by car takes about an hour. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 29th (Sat) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planner .

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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