9 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

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Rosala
— Few hours
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights

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Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rosala trip planning app.

Newark, USA to Rosala is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in May, expect Rosala to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Rosala

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Rosala to Kimito Island with the Route module. May in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): 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 where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki trip builder site.

Drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

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

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Getting from Uusikaupunki to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

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