44 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

44 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Queenstown
Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Uusikaupunki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nagu
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pernio
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Kimito Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Rosala
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Queenstown

5
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Automobile Museum and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Explore hidden gems such as Bonk Museum and Isokari Lighthouse. Take a break from Uusikaupunki with a short trip to Katanpaa in Kustavi, about 46 minutes away.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Uusikaupunki sightseeing planning tool.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Uusikaupunki is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Uusikaupunki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You'll set off for Turku on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Katanpaa
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Louhisaari Manor and Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Pyhan Marttyyrikeisarinna Aleksandran Kirkko and Uto for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Pargas (Pargas Church, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, &more), Salo (Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, &more) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online route planner.

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pargas, Salo, Kaarina, Naantali, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 28:
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Uto ©
Uto

6
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nagu Church and Korpo Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset and Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagu: Lenholm Conservation Area (in Pargas), Korpo (Jurmo Island & Korpo Weather Radar) and Borgbergin Observation Tower (in Houtskar Island).

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Nagu sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Nagu takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You'll set off for Pernio on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Korpo, Lenholm Conservation Area, Borgbergin Observation Tower
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church
Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island

6
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Teijo National Park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pernio road trip planning website.

You can drive from Nagu to Pernio in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pernio are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 4 — 10:
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

6
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island
Explore hidden gems such as Oro and Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pernio to Kimito Island takes an hour. In May in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Rosala.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

10
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rosala trip builder.

Drive from Kimito Island to Rosala in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Rosala can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Rosala

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Rosala ©
Rosala