17 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

17 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Salo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Nagu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Tampa

1
night
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 15th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo national park. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, then contemplate the long history of Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, then make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and finally revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salo day trip planning tool .

Tampa, USA to Salo is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to Salo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Salo is much colder than Tampa - with highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Salo

Nature Parks Wildlife

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

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Jurmo Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Korpo Church, and then make a trip to Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Nagu Church, then learn about all things military at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lenholm Conservation Area.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nagu day trip planner .

Getting from Salo to Nagu by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Isokari Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, and then head off the coast to Katanpaa.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Nagu to Uusikaupunki in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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 explore and learn at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Do your shopping at Turun Kauppahalli and Photographic Centre Peri. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Parainen) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary planner .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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