9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Pernio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rosala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Naantali
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Manama

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): trek along Teijo national park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, and finally revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pernio vacation maker app .

Manama, Bahrain to Pernio is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Pernio is minus 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manama in December; daily highs in Pernio reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Pernio

Outdoors Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Salo
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo ©
Mathildedalin Kylapanimo

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Rosala

Rosala ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rosala trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Pernio to Rosala in 2 hours. December in Rosala sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Naantali trip planning app .

You can drive from Rosala to Naantali in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip app .

Drive from Naantali to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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