Flowpark is an ecological adventure park, where you can put your nerves to the test in an adventure course built amongst the trees. At Flowpark there are 18 courses and over 140 challenges, which will test your balance, coordination and skill. There are challenges for people of all abilities.
When to go: Every day during summer and also during midsummer
Guided Tours Around Farm Kaituri Tila
Come and meet the animals on Farm Kaituri Tila in Masku! The farmer’s wife takes guided tours, introducing you to the domesticated animals and letting you feed and pet them along the way. The tour is conducted in Finnish but English can also be spoken.
When to go: Wednesdays at 10am, 12pm & 2pm and Thursday to Sunday at 12pm & 2pm
NB! Tours begin after midsummer from 28 June 2017.
Open Sauna Sessions
Would you like to experience a real Finnish sauna? The public sauna shifts, separately for men and women, organised in places like Forum Sauna located in Kurjenmäki, are a great way to enjoy the true cultural tradition. The sauna sessions on Fridays are open and require no pre booking. In addition to regular sauna baths there are a selection of other wonderful services and treatments.
When to go: Fridays from 3pm–6pm
Aavameri Kayaking Trips
Spend a summer’s evening sea kayaking by heading out on a Thursday night kayaking trip. Excursions are adapted to suit the participants and previous kayaking experience is not required. The trip departs from Saaronniemi beach in Ruissalo, only 13 km from Turku city centre.
Thursday’s trip duration is about 3.5 hours. Longer trips are also organised on Mondays, which last about 7 hours.
When to go: Thursdays at 5pm from 1 June–24 August 2017
Cruise to the Fortress Island of Örö
In the Archipelago National Park is the Fortress Island of Örö, which has been a restricted area for a hundred years. In 2015 it was opened to the public. In the summer of 2017 Örö’s island can also be directly accessed by boat from the River Aura. The trip lasts a whole day (about 12 hours) and is well worth the time.
When to go: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9am from 10 June–26 August 2017
NB! Cruises are not organised every Wednesday and Saturday, so please check the schedule from the link.
S/S Ukkopekka Evening Cruise
On summer evenings S/S Ukkopekka cruises to the beautiful island of Loistokari. The evening cruises include archipelago tapas aboard ship, an archipelago buffet on Loistokari, live music and dancing on the pier. The return journey to the Aura riverside is bathed in the glow of the slowly setting sun.
When to go: Tue-Sat at 7pm from June to August
NB! Evening cruises are not available 21–22 July
Aavameri Kayaking Trips
This daylong kayak trip is a popular activity on Mondays in summer. Excursions are adapted to suit the participants and previous kayaking experience is not required. The trip departs from Saaronniemi beach in Ruissalo, only 13 km from Turku city centre.
The tour on Mondays takes about 7 hours. There is also a shorter trip arranged on Thursdays, which is only 3.5 hours long.
When to go: Mondays at 10.30am from 5 June–21 August 2017
Guide Services in Turku and surroundings
In addition to the Finnish language, our guides can also provide the following languages: English, Spanish, Esperanto, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, French, Swedish, German, Danish, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish.
The weekday prices will be valid from Monday to Saturday 6am- 11pm. The Sunday prices and public holidays are valid for 24 hours (the whole day).
If the guide is required to lead the group in more than one language simultaneously, then 15% it is added to the price of the guidance.
Director of Tourism
Tel. +358 2 262 7499
Tel. +358 2 262 7505
Administration and staff
Sales & Marketing Manager
Tel. +358 40 183 6690
Fun by the Sea 2017 brochure is now available!
All brochures can be found in Internet.
Choose the region of Turku and Southwest Finland and an unforgettable trip waits!
Once you have finished reading dreamily through our package tours, one phone call and you can build your perfect experience from all these opportunities and much more besides.
Choose the region of Turku and Southwest Finland and an unforgettable trip waits! Once you have finished reading dreamily through our package tours, one phone call and you can build your perfect experience from all these opportunities and much more besides.
Visit Turku, Southwest Finland Tourist & Convention Bureau
Visit Turku's Tourist Information serves travellers and citizens in the centre of Turku in Aurakatu 2.
From us you can have brochures and expert information on the entire province. Cruise and sightseeing tickets, T-shirts with Turku-theme, travel books and maps are available as well. We also rent bicycles in summertime.
You are welcome to visit us!
Note! No bycicle hiring during winter season.