Themed Walks

Departure point: Aurakatu 2, Tourist Information
Turku

Further information and reservations

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

Reservations for groups

Groups can also book themed walks at other times. Contact our group sales!

  • Tel. +358 2 262 7900
  • sales(at)visitturku.fi
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:

  • Mysterious Turku 25th May
  • Riverside Walk 10th of June - 31st of Aug

More tours are available via the Online Shop.

Further information and reservations

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

Reservations for groups

Groups can also book themed walks at other times. Contact our group sales!

  • Tel. +358 2 262 7900
  • sales(at)visitturku.fi

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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!

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!

  • Dates: 25th of May, 8th of June 2019, 14th 15th and 28th of September and 5th of October.
  • Time: 1pm–2.30pm
  • Walking distance approx. 2 km
  • 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: 7th of September 2019
  • Time: 1pm–2.30pm
  • The walking distance approx. 2 km
  • Price: €10/person
  • Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English
Riverside Walk

The walking tour along the River Aura introduces visitors to what the locals consider as their living room – the banks of the River Aura – and at the same time Turku’s history and present day. Along the journey, get to know the city art, historic buildings and sites of cultural significance.

  • 11th June–25th August
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays (except Midsummer Saturday)
  • Time: 1pm–2.30pm
  • Walking distance 1,5 km
  • Price: €10/person, children (7–15yrs) €5
  • Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English
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.

  • Dates: 23rd and 30th of November and 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th of December.
  • Time: 1pm–2.30 pm
  • Walking distance: 2km
  • Duration:1.5 hours
  • Price: 10 €/person

Tours are conducted in Finnish, Swedish and English.