Known for both nature and culture, Ruissalo Island is located just off the coast of Turku. You can even get there by bike!
The unique nature, culture and history of the fascinating island of Ruissalo is to be found flanking the Turku estuary. Once the hunting island for the court of Turku Castle, the island is easily accessible by land or by sea. Ruissalo’s oak forests, charming 19th Century villas, Ruissalo Spa hotel, Kansanpuisto Park, Ruisrock festival, Honkapirtti’s pea soup and the Botanical Gardens have all combined to make the island famous.
Outstanding bike paths offer comfortable distances for the whole family. The rocky outcrops, beautiful beaches, distinctive nature, rolling fields and pretty gardens will lead to love at first sight for all who visit the island.