At Forum Marinum you can now experience the magic of the archipelago from land. The new exhibition 40,000+ is named after the number of islands and islets in the Archipelago Sea and brings together the people, nature, and way of life of the archipelago. In the functional exhibition, the viewer can experience, see and hear about life in the archipelago in the form of mini-documentaries and videos, among other things.
Happiness Turku style: live like a local
Finland is the happiest country in the world. What are the keys to happiness in Turku? Find out what you can do in our city and the surrounding region to feel happy like a Finn!
Experience the magical atmosphere of Christmas at the Old Great Square Turku on four weekends before Christmas. The Christmas Market's festive spirit, Christmas aromas, fairytales, dance, music and charming vendors’ stalls invites the whole family to the Old Great Square.
Finnish forest – the natural key to well-being
Have you heard about the healing powers of the forest? Turku has a lot to offer for those who want to get close to greenery – both in and out of the city center!
Turku - unique spots and hidden gems
In Turku, it’s easy to dive right in and go with the flow. However, before you jump head first into the River Aura, have a look at some of the favourite places loved by locals, as well as the lesser-known stars hiding down side streets and round corners. Be the first to discover the place on everyone's lips a year from now.
How to access the most world’s most beautiful Turku Archipelago
There's nothing wrong with the mediterranean but even bigger wonder lies in the surroundings of Turku. The over 40,000 islands and nature is said to be the most beautiful in the world. Inspiration and passion await you in Turku's Archipelago.
River Aura pilgrimage routes – Turku’s modern pilgrimages
There are two pilgrimage routes from Turku Cathedral, which offer a free escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life through the beautiful River Aura scenery. The routes can be explored in a few hours or pilgrims can take their time hiking over a few of days.
Escape the city into Ruissalo's nature and cultural exercise routes
If the shores of the river Aura are Turku's living room, then Ruissalo is surely the city's garden. Explore the nature trails or experience some culture – or do both on popular cultural exercise routes.