15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  19​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Salo
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Shanghai

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island road trip tool .

Shanghai, China to Kimito Island is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Kimito Island is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Shanghai in September, expect Kimito Island to be colder, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Kurjenrahka National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Pargas Lime Stone Quarry in Parainen--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Naantali Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku planner .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 16th (Mon), go for a stroll along the water at Isokari Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Katanpaa.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Uusikaupunki road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rosala trip tool .

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Rosala in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salo.

Things to do in Rosala

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Teijo national park. On your second day here, get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then steep yourself in history at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Salo online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rosala to Salo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salo

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pernio
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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