15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Parainen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Automobile Museum, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Uusikaupunki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Uusikaupunki dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rosala online day trip planner .

Getting from Uusikaupunki to Rosala by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Rosala, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Parainen.

Things to do in Rosala

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

2
nights
Parainen

Parainen ©
Pargas is a municipality of Finland, in the Archipelago Sea. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Kuusisto Bishop's Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nagu Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum, don't miss a visit to ArtBank, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pargas Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Parainen trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Rosala to Parainen in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Parainen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nagu Church, Kuusisto Bishop's Castle
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Pargas Church ©
Pargas Church
ArtBank ©
ArtBank
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle ©
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Archipelago Trail and Room Escape Games. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kupittaa Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Parainen to Turku in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Explore hidden gems such as Oro and Archipelago National Park.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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