15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Salo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Nagu
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at The Archipelago Trail and Vepsa Island. Explore hidden gems such as Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Vaski Adventure Island in Naantali, approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku driving holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Turku is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Turku when traveling from Amsterdam in August, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then expand your understanding of the military at Oro. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip builder app .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Salo.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago 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 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Teijo national park. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then experience rural life at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salo day trip website .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Salo takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Salo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pernio
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo ©
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Rosala day trip app .

You can drive from Salo to Rosala in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rosala can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Nagu Church, then head off the coast to Jurmo Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Korpo Church. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area.

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

Traveling by car from Rosala to Nagu takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nagu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Korpo, Lenholm Conservation Area
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

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