8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 5 nights
2
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku trip maker.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. October in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse and then go for a stroll along the water at Katanpaa. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Uusikaupunki trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Uusikaupunki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Katanpaa
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum