17 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

17 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Dragsfjard, Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Pernio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Turku

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 find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Nagu Church (in Nagu), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, have fun at Adventure Park, stroll around Kupittaa Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Turku. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Nagu Church, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse and then take in the waterfront activity at Katanpaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uusikaupunki vacation planner.

Getting from Turku to Uusikaupunki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Dragsfjard.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Dragsfjard, Kimito Island

Dragsfjard ©
Explore Dragsfjard's surroundings by going to Oro (in Kimito), Salo (Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat & Mathildedalin Kylapanimo) and Archipelago National Park (in Kimito Island).

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dragsfjard trip planner.

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Dragsfjard takes 2.5 hours. In October in Dragsfjard, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Dragsfjard

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Salo, Kimito Island, Rosala Viking Centre
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Oro ©
Oro

4
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Go for a jaunt from Pernio to Rosala to see Bengtskar Lighthouse about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. There's more to do: explore the different attractions at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pernio trip planner.

Drive from Dragsfjard to Pernio in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Pernio are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bengtskar Lighthouse
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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