8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nagu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Washington DC

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rosala road trip site .

Washington DC, USA to Rosala is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Rosala is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Rosala at 59°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

1
night
Nagu

Nagu ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset and then make a trip to Nagu Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nagu online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Rosala to Nagu in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Nagu are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Nagu

Museums Historic Sites
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Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll through Kupittaa Park, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku day trip website .

Getting from Nagu to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Turku sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel
Martinkirkko ©
Martinkirkko

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik, go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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