50 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

50 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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50 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Naantali
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Pietarsaari
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Korpo
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Rosala
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Pernio
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Kimito Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Johannesburg

7
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Archipelago Trail and Flowpark. Step out of Naantali with an excursion to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Naantali trip planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Naantali is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Expect colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in October: highs in Naantali hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pietarsaari.

Things to do in Naantali

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Louhisaari Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

6
nights
Pietarsaari

Pietarsaari ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kurjenrahka National Park and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture. Step out of Pietarsaari to go to Loimaa and see Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pietarsaari day trip website .

Getting from Naantali to Pietarsaari by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Pietarsaari are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 26th (Fri), you're off toUusikaupunki.

Things to do in Pietarsaari

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Loimaa, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto ©
Alpo Jaakolan Patsaspuisto

7
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Explore hidden gems such as Automobile Museum and Bonk Museum. Step out of Uusikaupunki with an excursion to Katanpaa in Kustavi--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Sun) amid the bustling waterfront activity at Isokari Lighthouse.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Pietarsaari to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You'll set off for Korpo on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

7
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nagu Church and Kokar. Go for a jaunt from Korpo to Nagu to see Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset about 34 minutes away.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Korpo trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Korpo in 3.5 hours. In November in Korpo, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 9th (Fri), you're off toRosala.

Things to do in Korpo

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nagu, Borgbergin Observation Tower, Kokar
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

7
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rosala online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Korpo to Rosala takes 4.5 hours. November in Rosala sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. You will leave for Pernio on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Rosala

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

7
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teijo national park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy. Step out of Pernio with an excursion to Muurla Design Marketing Oy in Salo--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pernio route planner .

You can drive from Rosala to Pernio in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pernio are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Pernio

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Trails

Side Trip

Salo
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

6
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oro and Soderlangvik. Spend the 25th (Sun) on the coast at Archipelago National Park.

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

Getting from Pernio to Kimito Island by car takes about an hour. November in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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