7 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

7 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  20​h
1
Petajavesi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Naantali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rosala
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Lexington

1
night
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland). On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Petajavesi journey planner .

Lexington, USA to Petajavesi is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Lexington to Petajavesi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lexington in February: high temperatures in Petajavesi hover around 28°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Petajavesi

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Jyvaskyla
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The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 5th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and finally examine the collection at Automobile Museum. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Ett Hem Museum, and finally examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naantali trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Petajavesi to Naantali by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°F in February, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Turku, Uusikaupunki, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

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Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rosala trip planner .

You can drive from Naantali to Rosala in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Rosala can reach 32°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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