Get to Know Finland

Finnish language skills as well as knowledge about Finnish culture and history support social integration to the new home country. Turku City Recreation Division offers versatile opportunities for getting to know the city through culture and physical exercise.


Turku Museum Centre offers immigrants guided tours and workshops through which one can get to know Finnish history, nature, folklore and art. At the same time the central vocabulary of the subject will become familiar.

Outdoor recreation tracks

The cultural exercise routes run around the Aura River and combine culture and exercise. Their various themes can help you in getting to know your new home city better.


Libraries organize language cafés and other activities that support the learning of Finnish. Libraries also have a wide selection of materials and dictionaries for studying Finnish.