Themed Walks

Departure point: Aurakatu 2, Tourist information office
20100 Turku

Bookings and Reservations:

  • Online Shop
  • Tourist Information Office
    Aurakatu 2
    info(at)visitturku.fi
    +358 2 262 7444
The walking tours are a great way to explore central Turku and its various sites of interest. Visit Turku organises walking tours throughout the year with various themes available depending on the season.

The public walking tours are available to tourists and, of course, also to Turku locals, offering fascinating tales and the chance get to know the real Turku.

Upcoming Tours:

  • Christmas Walk 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of Dec and 5th Jan

More tours are available via the Online Shop.

Bookings and Reservations:

  • Online Shop
  • Tourist Information Office
    Aurakatu 2
    info(at)visitturku.fi
    +358 2 262 7444

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Themed Tours

The themes differ depending on season.

The tours offer a broad range, from the popular Christmas Walks to Mysterious Turku and the film-based tour, Movie Walk – there’s something to suit everyone’s interest!

Christmas Walk

Christmas Walk is a guided walking tour on Saturdays in December. The tour will bring the audience to the Christmas get-togethers in Turku before and now. The tour will take you to the Old Great Square, the Cathedral and finally to the chapel of the Holy Spirit. The old Christmas market is part of the 1.12., 8.12. as well as 15.12.

  • Dates: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of December and 5th January.
    (Note: The 29 December tour does not include visits to the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.)
  • Time: 1pm–2.30 pm
  • Duration:1.5 hours
  • Price: 10 €/person

Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Mysterious Turku

What kind of city lurks behind the postcard pictures of Turku, the tourist ads and the city’s official history? This tour tells the tales that are hiding in the shadows. With gruesome stories of executions, the restaurants and nightlife of the city, ghosts and crime. The tour takes you to places you wouldn’t otherwise find – and which the locals don’t even know!

Date: 12th Jan, 23rd of Feb, 16th of Mar, 20th and 27th of Apr 2019
Time: 1pm–2.30pm
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: €10/per, children 7–15yrs €5

Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Movie Walk

Turku has been the location for over 50 movies, countless TV series, animations and documentaries. The tour will introduce you to some of the settings for these movies. Turku is well known as the scene for the Vares detective movies but is also the location for period drama, The Girl King, the romance, Levottomat (restless) and the comedy film, Luokkakokous (reunion). So leave reality behind and immerse yourself in the world of film.

  • Dates: 30th Mar 2019
    Time: 1pm–2.30pm
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Price: €10/per

Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English.