8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Auckland

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rosala attractions planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Rosala is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Auckland to Rosala, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in May, plan for cooler nights in Rosala, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki trip builder app .

You can drive from Rosala to Uusikaupunki in 3.5 hours. In May in Uusikaupunki, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Museums Historic Sites
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum ©
Automobile Museum
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at The Archipelago Trail and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Louhisaari Manor in Askainen, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku online visit planner .

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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