9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
drive+flight:  18 h 30 min
End: Ottawa

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rosala trip planner .

Ottawa, Canada to Rosala is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Ottawa to Rosala due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in December, with highs in Rosala at 1°C and lows at -4°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rosala

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

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will enjoy Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Moomin World. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rosala to Turku takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki online holiday planner .

Drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. December in Uusikaupunki sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Museums
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Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

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