19 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

19 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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19 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  23​h
1
Salo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Rosala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nagu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salo trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Salo is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Salo. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect Salo to be cooler, temps between 32°F and 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Salo

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosala trip planning app .

You can drive from Salo to Rosala in 2.5 hours. February in Rosala sees daily highs of 32°F and lows of 23°F at night. On the 26th (Tue), you're off toNagu.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum, then make a trip to Korpo Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nagu Church. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area and then step off the mainland to explore Jurmo Island.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nagu road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rosala to Nagu takes 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 1st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a stroll along the water at Isokari Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Nagu to Uusikaupunki takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 32°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Pargas Church in Parainen, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Turku journey planner .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Pargas Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Adventure
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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