Historical Turku

Historical Turku

Turku Castle is one of Finland's national treasures. The sturdy castle, built of grey stone, whose oldest sections were built in the 1280s, has stood witness to many of the significant events in Finnish history. Make the most out of your stay and explore Turku more that one day! Enjoy the dinner by the River Aura, visit the lively market square and eat fresh berries in the park. You can also visit Åland Islands easily from Turku by booking a cruise with Baltic Princess or Silja Galaxy

 

Naantali - Home of the Moomin Family

Naantali - Home of the Moomin Family

If you are travelling with children you must visit Naantali! It's only a short drive from Turku. The President of Finland has a summer residence Kultaranta close by. But most importantly it's the hometown of the beloved Moomin Family! You can easily visit the Moominworld if you are arriving Turku in the morning or leaving to Stockholm in the evening. We higly recommend to book an overnight is the Naantali Spa or one of the nice hotels in Turku.

In the center of Turku you can usefully stay at the Scandic Plaza. It is located on a pedestrian street with shops, department stores, the Market Square and Turku Swedish Theatre around the corner. After a day on the town, you can relax in the sauna and have a nice dinner at the hotel's Scandinavian restaurant Bryggman's.

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Yliopistonkatu 29, FIN-20100 Turku
Room from 93 € /person

SCANDIC JULIA

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In the center of Turku you can stay at Scandic Julia. It is located on a pedestrian street with shops, department stores, the Market Square and Turku Swedish Theatre around the corner. After a day on town, you can relax in the sauna and have a tasty dinner at the hotel's Scandinavian restaurant Bryggman's.

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Eerikinkatu 4, FIN-20100 Turku
Room from 90 € /person

Where do royals stay when visiting Turku? Of course, at this beautiful hotel by the River Aura. You can enjoy high quality rooms, pleasant atmosphere, good restaurants and the great location that is close to the center yet quiet and a bit remote.

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Linnankatu 32, FI-20100 Turku
Room from 87 € /person

Things to do in Turku

Turku Touring's Tourist Information serves travellers and citizens in the centre of Turku in Aurakatu 4. You can get a bundle of brochures and tips from the travel professionals! For more information visit www.visitturku.fi/en

Moominworld

Remember to save at least one day for visiting Moominworld, Naantali! Go and see the Blue Moomin House and other attractions. And believe us - it's one of the most memorable moments to meet and get a warm hug from the Moomin character! The stories of beloved author Mrs Tove Jansson really come alive in the most beautiful landscape. Did you know that Tallink Silja is the official sea carrier of the Moomin family?

www.muumimaailma.fi

 

Turku Castle

Turku Castle is one of Finland's national treasures. The sturdy castle, built of grey stone, whose oldest sections were built in the 1280s, has stood witness to many of the significant events in Finnish history. It is the largest surviving medieval building in Finland. Don't miss this sight while your visiting Turku! During the summer guided tours are arranged daily.

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