The Aura Fest, being held for the tenth time in a row, celebrates during the summer of 2020 from July 31 - August 1, in Turku's Kupittaa Park. Another high-profile array of top domestic and international acts perform in the centre of beautiful Turku. The festival area is within walking distance of the city services of central Turku. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Aura Fest and float away with that festival feeling!
St Olav’s Waterway: Heaven for the easy explorer
AT THE START OF SUMMER, I FOUND MYSELF BUSY AT MY DESK WRITING. WHEN ALL THE WORK WAS DONE IT WAS DIFFICULT TO REALLY CLEAR MY HEAD. WE PACKED UP A PICNIC BAG, A CHANGE OF CLOTHES AND SOME HOLIDAY READING, AND HEADED INTO THE ARCHIPELAGO FOR A FEW DAYS OF HIKING.
The annual Kaleva Games will arrive in Turku for the 13th time, when athletes will compete in the Finnish Championships at the Paavo Nurmi Stadium from 13th-18th August 2020. The Kaleva Games are the culmination of the Finnish summer of athletics, which includes 42 different championships.
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.
Moomins The Phenomenon
MOOMINWORLD IS A PILGRIMAGE DESTINATION FOR FANS OF TOVE JANSSON, DRAWING ADMIRATION FROM AROUND THE WORLD. WHAT BREEDS THIS WORLDWIDE POPULARITY AND WHAT DO THE MOOMINS MEAN FOR FANS OF VARIOUS AGES? I DECIDED TO FIND OUT.
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.