9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Salo
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pargas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

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Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat and then revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salo online journey builder.

San Francisco, USA to Salo is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Salo, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for cooler days in Salo, with highs around 40°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

Shopping
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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nights
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 4th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenkick your exploration up a notch at Flowpark Turku, and finally enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Salo to Turku takes an hour. November in Turku sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park

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nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uusikaupunki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Uusikaupunki takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pargas.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rauma
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
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Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum
The Old Town Hall Museum ©
The Old Town Hall Museum

1
night
Pargas

Pargas ©
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Pargas trip website.

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Pargas in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pargas can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Pargas

Parks Wildlife
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ArtBank ©
ArtBank

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

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

Traveling by car from Pargas to Rosala takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Rosala can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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