Paavo Nurmi - Flying Finn - his life in Turku
The Flying Finn - legendary long-distance runner - is the most famous finnish runner: at three Olympic Games from 1920 to 1928 Nurmi won a total of nine gold and three silver medals.
The tour starts from the Old Cemetery where is his final resting place. Then during the sightseeing tour the guide introduces his life and achievements and visitors will also see the the house he grew up in, which has been preserved in the spirit of his time. In Turku there are also a sports stadium named after the ‘Flying Finn’, as well as a statue in Nurmi’s honour.
Duration: 2,5 hours
Recommended group size: 10–30 persons
10–20 people €24 /pp,
21–30 people €17 /pp,
31–40 people €14,50 /pp
Incl. 2,5 hrs of guidance and entrance fee
For an additional fee: lunch/dinner, transfer
The tour is made with groups via their own coach. Bus transportation can be arranged on your behalf