31 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

31 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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31 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Salo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Poytya
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Uusikaupunki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nagu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rosala
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Kimito Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Turku
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Los Angeles

3
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Salo: Pernio (Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy & Teijo national park). It doesn't end there: get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy and don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salo online visit planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Salo is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Salo is 10 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Salo reach 48°F and lows reach 35°F. You will leave for Poytya on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Salo

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Pernio
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
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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

4
nights
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Get a sense of the local culture at The Finnish Museum of Agriculture and Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto. It doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Poytya trip planner .

Drive from Salo to Poytya in an hour. In October in Poytya, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. You'll set off for Uusikaupunki on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Poytya

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Loimaa
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park

4
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Isokari Lighthouse and Automobile Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Uusikaupunki with an excursion to Katanpaa in Kustavi--about 44 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Poytya to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In October in Uusikaupunki, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toNagu.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Katanpaa
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum ©
Automobile Museum

4
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Korpo Church and Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagu: Korpo (Jurmo Island & Korpo Weather Radar).

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagu day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Nagu takes 2.5 hours. October in Nagu sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. You will leave for Rosala on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Nagu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korpo, Kokar
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

4
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Get some cultural insight at Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rosala travel route planner .

You can drive from Nagu to Rosala in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. You'll set off for Kimito Island on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

4
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Spend the 22nd (Mon) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island journey planner .

You can drive from Rosala to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard ©
Soderlangvik Gard

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

Discover how to plan a Turku trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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