16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Salo
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip builder site.

Barcelona, Spain to Kimito Island is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Barcelona to Kimito Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Barcelona, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Kimito Island, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get your game on at Moomin World, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

Start your trip to Turku by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Katanpaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at Automobile Museum and then enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Uusikaupunki trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rosala trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Rosala in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rosala are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 21st (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

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Salo side-trips: Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy), Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Palander House) and Parola (Holy Cross Church & The Parola Armour Museum). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Visavuori, sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, and make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salo trip planner.

Drive from Rosala to Salo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pernio, Hameenlinna, Parola, Visavuori
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

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