15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Portland

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Rosala (Rosala & Rosala Viking Centre). Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kimito Island day trip planning tool.

Portland, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Kimito Island. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portland in December; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 37°F and lows reach 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rosala
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Oro ©
Oro

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
When in Turku, make a side trip to see Louhisaari Manor in Askainen, approximately Askainen away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku day trip tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 34°F during the day and 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali, Suomen Huvilupa Oy, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

3
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Step out of Uusikaupunki to go to Kustavi and see Katanpaa, which is approximately 48 minutes away.

To find out how to plan a trip to Uusikaupunki, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 25°F. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Wed).

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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