15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pernio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Salo
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 4th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on Archipelago National Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner .

London, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Kimito Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Adventure
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

7
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Moomin World and Vaski Adventure Island. Step out of the city life by going to The Archipelago Trail and Uto. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Nagu Church (in Nagu), Pargas Church (in Parainen) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planning tool .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Korpo Church, Pargas Church, Nagu Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 13th (Tue), examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rosala route builder website .

Drive from Turku to Rosala in 2.5 hours. August in Rosala sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo national park. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pernio road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Rosala to Pernio takes 2 hours. August in Pernio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salo.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salo trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Pernio to Salo takes an hour. In August in Salo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Salo

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo ©
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo

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