The Heart of Finland

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Time travel through the history of Finland

Explore the history of Turku by taking the Heart of Finland route. At the same time you will learn about the development of the region of the river Aura and Turku. Walk, run or cycle, the choice is yours.

The route starts from the Turku city centre and continues through the Maaherran Makasiini to the Old Castle of Lieto. The length of the route is 11.5 km. There are 12 information boards along the route.

The route has been designed in co-operation with Varsinais-Suomi Regional Fund, Turku University Foundation, Lieto Vanhalinna Foundation, and the Turku University department of History.