41 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

41 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salo
— 3 nights
2
Pernio
— 3 nights
3
Rosala
— 3 nights
4
Pargas
— 4 nights
5
Nagu
— 3 nights
6
Korpo
— 3 nights
7
Uusikaupunki
— 4 nights
8
Pietarsaari
— 4 nights
9
Turku
— 8 nights
10
Kimito Island
— 4 nights

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hiidenlinna & Sisumetsan Seikkailupuisto and Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat. There's still lots to do: get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy and sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Salo road trip planner.

London, UK to Salo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Salo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, plan for little chillier nights in Salo, with lows around 12°C. You'll set off for Pernio on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Salo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Hiidenlinna & Sisumetsan Seikkailupuisto
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Hiidenlinna & Sisumetsan Seikkailupuisto ©
Hiidenlinna & Sisumetsan Seikkailupuisto
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

3
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Teijo National Park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pernio trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Salo to Pernio in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Pernio are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for Rosala on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Pernio

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

3
nights
Rosala

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

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rosala vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Pernio to Rosala takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Pargas.

Things to do in Rosala

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

4
nights
Pargas

Pargas ©
Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum and Kuusisto Bishop's Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lenholm Conservation Area and ArtBank.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pargas day trip planning website.

Drive from Rosala to Pargas in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will leave for Nagu on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Pargas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kuusisto Bishop's Castle
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Pargas Church ©
Pargas Church
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle ©
Kuusisto Bishop's Castle
Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum ©
Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum

3
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Nagu Church and Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nagu trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Pargas to Nagu takes an hour. August in Nagu sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for Korpo on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Nagu

Museums · Historic Sites
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Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

3
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Korpo Church and Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Korpo online tour planner.

You can drive from Nagu to Korpo in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Korpo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Uusikaupunki on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Korpo

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

4
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Explore hidden gems such as Isokari Lighthouse and Katanpaa. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uusikaupunki Old Church and Bonk Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uusikaupunki trip builder site.

You can drive from Korpo to Uusikaupunki in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Pietarsaari on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

4
nights
Pietarsaari

Pietarsaari ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kurjenrahka National Park and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture. Step out of Pietarsaari to go to Loimaa and see Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pietarsaari sightseeing planner.

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Pietarsaari in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to Turku.

Things to do in Pietarsaari

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Loimaa, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and visit a coastal fixture at Uto.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning app.

You can drive from Pietarsaari to Turku in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

4
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Get outdoors at Oro and Archipelago National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Soderlangvik Gard and Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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