47 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

47 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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47 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Pernio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Loimaa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pietarsaari
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Korpo
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Rosala
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Kimito Island
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Shanghai

4
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Teijo national park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy. When in Pernio, make a side trip to see Muurla Design Marketing Oy in Salo, approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pernio trip itinerary builder website .

Shanghai, China to Pernio is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Shanghai to Pernio, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Pernio is a bit cooler than Shanghai - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. You'll set off for Loimaa on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Salo
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

5
nights
Loimaa

Loimaa ©
Loimaa is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto and examine the collection at The Finnish Museum of Agriculture.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Loimaa trip builder tool .

You can drive from Pernio to Loimaa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. You will leave for Pietarsaari on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Loimaa

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture

6
nights
Pietarsaari

Pietarsaari ©
Pietarsaari is known for museums and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pietarsaari day trip planner .

Drive from Loimaa to Pietarsaari in an hour. January in Pietarsaari sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C at night. You'll set off for Uusikaupunki on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Pietarsaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

6
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Get outdoors at Katanpaa and Isokari Lighthouse.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uusikaupunki attractions planner.

Drive from Pietarsaari to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. You'll set off for Turku on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Katanpaa
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Lana. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, have fun at Moomin World, and examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To plan Turku vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

6
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
Get out of town with these interesting Korpo side-trips: Nagu (Nagu Church & Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset).

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Korpo itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Korpo in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Korpo are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. You'll set off for Rosala on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Korpo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nagu, Kokar
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Kokar ©
Kokar
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

6
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Rosala is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse and examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rosala online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Korpo to Rosala takes 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Rosala are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. You'll set off for Kimito Island on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:
Highlights from your plan
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

5
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Archipelago National Park and Oro.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Rosala to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. In February in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -4°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard ©
Soderlangvik Gard

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