15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

15 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Pernio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rosala
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Kimito Island is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For shopping fun, head to Turun Kauppahalli or Gallery A. Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, make a trip to Naantali Old Town, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

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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 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Poytya planner.

You can drive from Turku to Poytya in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Poytya can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Poytya

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Teijo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read Pernio travel route builder site.

You can drive from Poytya to Pernio in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Salo
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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

3
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Rosala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pernio to Rosala takes 2 hours. In December in Rosala, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rosala

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

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