26 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

26 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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26 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Pernio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rosala
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nagu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Kingston

6
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Teijo National Park and Fiskars museum. Explore Pernio's surroundings by going to Raseborg (Ekenas Old Town, Ekenas Museum, & more) and Fiskars Village (in Fiskars).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pernio visit planner.

Kingston, Canada to Pernio is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingston to Pernio is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kingston in May, with highs in Pernio at 17°C and lows at 5°C. You'll set off for Rosala on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Raseborg, Fiskars
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

3
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosala travel planning site .

Drive from Pernio to Rosala in 2 hours. In May in Rosala, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Rosala

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

2
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): head off the coast to Jurmo Island, then make a trip to Korpo Weather Radar, and then make a trip to Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area, then pause for some serene contemplation at Korpo Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nagu itinerary maker site .

Drive from Rosala to Nagu in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

3
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Get outdoors at Katanpaa and Isokari Lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bonk Museum and Automobile Museum. Step out of Uusikaupunki to go to Koylio and see Koylio Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki trip planner .

You can drive from Nagu to Uusikaupunki in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Katanpaa, Koylio Church
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vepsa Island and The Archipelago Trail. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vaski Adventure Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Parainen). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Rental - by Carfield, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and cool off at JukuPark Turku.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, Vaski Adventure Island, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip builder .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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