Experience the magical atmosphere of Christmas at the Old Great Square Turku on four weekends before Christmas: 28–29 Nov, 5–6 Dec, 12–13 Dec, and 19–20 Dec 2020 at 11am–5pm. The Christmas Market's festive spirit, Christmas aromas, fairytales, dance, music and charming vendors’ stalls invites the whole family to the Old Great Square.
The summer’s most delightful food-tour idea: Turku–Åland
This summer, get to know turku and Åland’s flourishing food culture – as well as eating well aboard the Viking Line cruise from Turku to Mariehamn. Our local guide accompanying us on the journey is food envoy Micke Björklund.
Organised for the third time, the Grand Cocktail Weekend together with many world class bartenders have once again come to takeover Turku's fantastic cocktail bars. The three-day event spreads out across the city, when top-class bar tenders from around Europe arrive to pay a visit to eleven of Turku’s bars.
A hotel room in a pine tree? Check out Ruissalo Spa’s woodland innovation.
A tent floating in the air already sounds pretty great. There’s something
exciting, new and distantly familiar about it. These tentsile tents are found
along the rocky shores near Ruissalo Spa, where you can book your stay
just like a hotel.
Waves of local food
Why return to shore to eat? We asked ourselves the same question, as nowadays abroad Silja you can enjoy extraordinarily good food from high quality local ingredients.
Survival in paradise – 24 hours in Wiklund
CAN YOU SURVIVE AN ENTIRE 24 HOURS OF A CITY BREAK IN THE SAME BUILDING? AND STILL BE ENTERTAINED. TURKU’S NEWLY REVAMPED WIKLUND THREW US THE CHALLENGE AND CAUGHT THIS DOE EYED REPORTER SQUARE IN THE FACE. FOLLOW BELOW MY VENTURE INTO THE UNKNOWN.
In Turku With a Camera
HOW DO PEOPLE GO ABOUT CHOOSING A TRAVEL DESTINATION? TO YOUR GRAN’S SURPRISE, THE TOP CRITERION IS THE INSTAGRAMMABILITY. THEREFORE, HERE WE PRESENT 22 VISUALS WHERE THE AESTHETICS SHOW UP WELL IN PIXEL FORM.
Embark on a voyage of discovery
OUR CITY HAS A SAYING THAT GOES: “WHY GO TO PARIS WHEN WE HAVE TURKU?” TO FIND OUT WHAT WE MEAN, COME TO TURKU, STAY IN A BOUTIQUE HOTEL SPICED WITH LOCAL INSPIRATION, AND TAKE A TURKU DESIGN TOUR OF DISCOVERY. READ BELOW OUR TIPS FOR YOUR ADVENTURE.