9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nagu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rosala trip site .

Philadelphia, USA to Rosala is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in January, expect Rosala to be slightly colder, temps between 27°F and 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nagu.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

1
night
Nagu

Nagu ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn about all things military at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nagu Church.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nagu online route planner .

You can drive from Rosala to Nagu in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Nagu can reach 27°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Nagu

Museums Historic Sites
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Nagu Church ©
Nagu 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Flowpark. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Vaski Adventure Island in Naantali--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Nagu to Turku takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Turku are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Vaski Adventure Island, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki vacation planning site .

You can drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°F in January, and nighttime lows around 17°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

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

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