Old wooden towns -tour
Walking around old towns is like stepping into a fairy tale: the colourful wooden houses, decorative gates, cobblestone streets and beautiful public buildings create an atmosphere of the long-forgotten past.
In old Finnish coastal towns you find many lovely restaurants, cafés, shops and museums. Most of the buildings in these conservation areas date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, and strict regulations ensure that the area will retain their history.
You can reach Turku by plane via Riga, via Helsinki or Mariehamn or via Stockholm. Check the routes and timetables from Finavia's webpage.
You can rent a car from Hertz for your tour.
If you want admire the beautiful archipelago and you come by your own car, take Viking line or Tallink Silja ferry from Stockholm to Turku or from Kapellskär to Naantali with Finnlines.
Design your own adventure and check more information: Welcome_to_old_wooden_towns (pdf)