Kayaking is a fantastic way to experience the Finnish Archipelago! During Aavameri's guided tours and courses all stress disappears and your mind is at rest. Activities are arranged most weekdays on Ruissalo, Turku and in the Archipelago National Park.
How can you travel in a more sustainable way?
Nature holds a special place in the hearts of Turku locals. It’s part of the reason why the city is taking bold steps to be carbon neutral by 2029. Learn how you can travel sustainably while you’re here and help protect Turku’s magnificent flora and fauna.
Come and challenge yourself in Finland's largest eco-adventure park! In Turku Flowpark, you'll find 19 tracks through the trees with more than 140 tasks that put both your balance and coordination to the ultimate test. Spend a great day having by yourself or with your nearest and dearest – you’ll find courses suitable for anyone and everyone who’s active and adventurous, whatever their age. Get high!
Herrankukkaro means "Mama's pocket", and that's what it's all about. Built in the surroundings of an old fisherman's village is this distinctive conference and recreation venue in Turku's Archipelago. Awarded as the best tourism company in Finland, the village milieu intended for groups and companies operates throughout the year.
Hotel Kakola is a local and private boutique hotel located on the infamous Kakolanmäki Hill in Turku, built in the premises of the former Regional Prison. The hotel has 146 high-quality rooms, from classic regular rooms to stunning suites. The hotel has an upscale restaurant, a bar, conference and event facilities, as well as an intimate summer terrace. For the adventurous, Hotel Kakola also offers guests the chance to stay in former solitary confinement – guaranteed to be an experience. The hotel’s interesting history is reflected in the décor and ambience. Hotel Kakola is located just a stone’s throw from Turku’s harbour and Market Square.
Kesärauha (Summer Peace) is a festival of indie and alternative music in Turku, which is held in Turku Castle Park. In 2021, Kesärauha was awarded the Festival of the Year award and it has taken its place as one of the most important alternative music festivals in Turku and Finland. At Kesärauha 2024, ticket-holders can enjoy seeing both top foreign and domestic artists.
Magni Mundi is a Turku-based travel agency focused on domestic tourism, which offers travel packages, guided tours, travel services and walking tours, especially in Turku and in Naantali, but also throughout Finland. Magni Mundi wants to give its customers rewarding cultural experiences in architecture, history and food culture.
Moominworld is an enchanting blend of authentic archipelago nature and the fairytale creations of Tove Jansson. All visitors are invited to come and embrace the magic, with the Moomins' island home offering activities, attractions and experiences. The Moomin Shop and the Peculiar Café and Teahouse in Naantali’s old town are also open during Moominworld’s opening times.
Naantali Spa Hotel is an all-round sensory experience. The comprehensive range of services includes top class accommodation alongside spa & wellness, conference, restaurant and recreational services. The spa and conference hotel is located in maritime surroundings, a short walk from Moominworld and Naantali's old town.
Stay in comfort at the Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa, a delightfully different hotel located in the heart of the fast growing Kupittaa area of Turku. This vivid, timeless, and distinctly stylish hotel is already a popular choice. You can easily find the hotel near Kupittaanpuisto, next to the Kupittaa train station. The hotel's facilities are complemented by the cosy and cheerful Bistro Elli, the Deli 24/7 as well as the Kuppis Rooftop Bar.
Looking for a spot of privacy in the heart of Turku, close to all activities on offer in the city? An oasis to return to after a day of work or a sensory adventure overload? Book a room at Original Sokos Hotel Wiklund! It is a completely renewed urban hotel. An ideal choice for solo travelers enjoying life, couples on staycation, groups of friends, as well as families with children.
A peaceful hotel on the banks of the River Aura. Guests will be pampered with the hotel's high standard rooms and conference facilities as well as the breathtaking views of the river. Also suitable for families! On the ground floor in the stylish lounge bar and terrace, customers can enjoy high quality grilled food made from the freshest ingredients in the innovative Grill It! Marina restaurant.
Restaurant Kakolanruusu is situated in quite possibly Finland's most fascinating setting, in the old courtyard of Kakola prison. Restaurant customers also receive service in the atmospheric lounge bar, where you can enjoy cocktails, coffee or bar snacks. Much of the menu is prepared over an open fire and consists of simple and tasty dishes, served to share amongst your dinner party.
The iconic Hamburger Börs has been serving guests next to the Market Square of Turku’s city centre, since 1894. Recently renovated with style and sophistication, the hotel will reopened in late 2021. The new Hamburger Börs offers peaceful accommodation in a new and modern building, with spacious, beautifully decorated, air-conditioned rooms. The hotel also offers a wide range of restaurants and a unique setting, with state-of-the-art technology for meetings, parties and family events.
Julia provides a great location right in Turku centre. The modern rooms are equipped with individual air conditioning and some have a private sauna. Rooms are also available for physically impaired guests. Bistro Julienne offers culinary indulgence with its traditional French cuisine. Customer parking is located in the same facility.
In Scandic Plaza, guests stay right in the middle of downtown Turku. The hotel building, designed by Erik Bryggman, is a beautiful example of functionalist architecture. High quality rooms, an inviting menu and a friendly service right at the heart of the pedestrian high street.
Solo Sokos Hotel Turun Seurahuone is an elegant and active boutique hotel in the centre of Turku. A classic full of surprises, brought from the 1920s to the modern age. Let the hotel pamper you, with care and consideration. Welcome and enjoy!
Disembark from the journey of daily life and step aboard for a day or a little longer – the choice is yours. There is a great range of entertainment to enjoy on board, as well as delicious food, spa treatments and tax free shopping, all wrapped up in the beautiful Archipelago scenery. Ships depart daily from Turku, with the Amorella leaving in the morning and the Viking Grace in the evening. Welcome aboard!
Villa Wolax is a private boutique hotel and a restaurant in Kuusisto, Kaarina. The hotel functions for various kinds of meetings, parties and corporate events throughout the year. In the summer, the beach bar and the guest marina are serving daily, and not to forget all the various activities such as rentable SUP boards and events. Just a half an hour drive from Turku centrum and you are in the middle of the most beautiful archipelago!
At Villa Wolax, on Kuusisto in Kaarina, you can enjoy a variety of activities all year round. You can enjoy the beautiful Turku Archipelago by paddling on a SUP board and when the water is ice-free, there are also guided sailing trips on Soling Classic Olympic-class sailboats. For those interested for a little more speed, we recommend a tour of the archipelago in a fast RIB boat. Ask for charter tarnsport also. There are also a wide range of activities for groups!