The tourist information bureau of Turku serves tourists and residents every day of the year (with a few ex-ceptions).
The tourist information bureau provides brochures and expert advice regarding the whole region. We also sell e.g. Kiss My Turku products and Food Walk Cards.
Tourists can find Visit Turku’s Tourist Information at the Monitori by the Market Square. The tourist information office there provides expert advice and suggestions. The tourist office sells tickets for Visit Turku's guided walking tours. Walking tours are organised on a weekly basis and several times a week during the summer season. Available to buy are Food Walk cards as well as Kiss my Turku products. Tickets to the Turku City Theatre performances and Turku Philharmonic Orchestra as well as Turku Music Festival concerts.
Welcome to the tourist information office!
On Sunday 8th August at 4 pm in Qvidja castle park public will enjoy of jazz musician Antti Sarpila's big band arrangements of opera arias int
On Sunday 8th August at 4 pm the public will have, for the ninth time, the opportunity to enjoy the popular picnic concert in in the park of Qvidja
The colourful history of S/S Bore started in Sweden in 1960. During its active years, the vessel sailed on the Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, for example. Finally, Bore ended up as a teaching and museum ship in Turku (Finland), after many owners and through various twists and turns.
S/S Bore was built in Oskarshamn, Sweden, in 1960. The ship sailed on the route Turku–Mariehamn (Finland)–Stockholm. During these seventeen years, the ship, known as ‘Zero Bore’, established its place in the hearts of Turku residents.
Café Navigare is an inviting summer café on the back deck of the ship, with a view to the riverside landscape of the Aura River.
The café serves fresh pastries, savoury snacks and refreshing beverages.
Navigare’s deck areas on both sides of the ship are used as a café terrace. They are also licenced areas for serving alcoholic drinks.
S/S Bore’s summer cafe Café Navigare is open again in summer 2021. Opening hours are Tue – Sat from 2pm to 8pm. Summer café Navigare will be closed during the winter.
We look forward to seeing you!
Bore and its facilities are excellent for holding meetings and negotiations.
The ship has eight spaces of various sizes for events with 6–150 people.
Bore is a great combination of traditional atmosphere and modern meeting technology. Wireless internet connection is available everywhere on Bore.
Spend an unforgettable hostel night at a museum ship! Charm and atmosphere of an old cruise ship.
S/S Bore, or ‘Zero Bore’ as Turku residents know it, was completed in 1960 in Oskarshamn, Sweden. The location of Bore, now a museum ship, and the hostel operating onboard the ship is ideal – on the Aura River, in front of Forum Marinum. The guests can even walk from the harbour to the hostel. Read more on how to find Bore here.
open June 5 –20 Wed–Sun 11am–5pm
- 5.–7. June Jar decorating workshop
- 12.–19. June Silk screening
- 20. June Midsummer festival (free of charge)
June 24– August 1 Mon–Fri 11am–5pm
- 24.–28. June Woodworking
- 1.–5.July Woodworking
- 8.–12 July Silk screening
- 15.–19. July Hobby horse workshop
- 22.–26.July Silk screening
- 29. July –1. August Jar decorating workshop
- 4. August face painting (free of charge)
starting at 2.50 € /person or one stamp on the Multipass
June 5 - August 4 2019 (closed June 21.-23)
Mon–Sun 10.15am–6pm (June 20: 10.15am–3pm)
Pollution-free puttering in pedal cars in the super-popular Traffic Town! Come test your own driving skills. You can also rent your own Safari Car for pedalling all around Kupittaa Park.
For safety reasons, bicycling is not allowed in Traffic Town while the park is open. Outside park hours, cyclists are welcome to ride in Traffic Town and, for example, the traffic lights are still in use.
Bouncy Castle and Pikku-Paavo's fitness equipment shed
June 5 - August 4 2019
Mon–Sun 10.15am–5pm (June 20: 10.15am-3pm, closed June 21-23)
Come put a little spring in your step and find out who runs the fastest and bounces the highest! Located right next to the Bouncy Castle is Pikku-Paavo's shed, where children and youths are welcome to borrow fitness equipment. A personal ID must be presented when borrowing equipment. The equipment loan period is 2 hours.
Theatre music playschool
Theatre music playschool is a shared activity for kids and grown-ups that's all about doing things together, play and singing, playing and listening to music. Language: Finnish
Duration: 30–45 min.
2.50 € / child or one stamp on the Multipass
For all ages
Ticket sales: Adventure Park info
Fairy tale adventure
A play adventure within the Adventure Park area. Language: Finnish
open June 5 - August 4 (closed June 21 - 23)
Phone: +358 (0)44 907 2953, reservations by phone; cancellations may also be made by text message
The info point serves visitors next to the Helmiteltta stage. We will be happy to help you with any questions you might have. We accept cash and debit/credit cards. We do not accept any bills in denominations higher than 20 euros.
The Adventure Park area is always open and free of charge. The park has a large number of swings, climbing structures and other playground equipment, which can also be used outside normal park hours.
Adventure Park is located on the outer edge of the expansive Kupittaa Park, close to the Kupittaa railway station. It is roughly two kilometres from the Market Square.
Located on the edge of Kupittaa Park, Adventure Park is an activity centre for children and families alike. Adventure Park is part of the national network of children's culture centres . Since its opening in 1982, Adventure Park has served as a provider of children's culture. Regularly changing theatre performances, participative events and workshop activities are the cornerstones of Adventure Park operations. Adventure Park is part of City of Turku Youth Services.
Whether you want a new look, or just a beard trim, hairdressing and barber services students are available on reservation. We provide services for men, women and children.
We are located at the Aninkainen campus, Aninkaistenkatu 7, entry through the Nahkurinkatu entrance.
We are open weekdays throughout the schoolyear
Tel. 02 2633 3135
Have your field trip in Turku!
Welcome to the 18th century and to the oldest wooden house in Turku. On our guided tour you will learn how the gentry lived almost 300 years ago. Who was Pipping, the master of the house?
The museum also houses a 19th century pharmacy. You will learn what pharmacies and medicines were like 150 years ago. What were leeches used for?
NB. Groups with guides cannot enter the museum for the time being.
Groups can explore the museum independently or with a guide.
As a group you can best explore the Castle with a tour guide. You may choose from various tour options.
You should check the validity of your vaccinations six months before your planned trip abroad.
You can get additional information about the vaccinations you need by calling the Vaccination Advice for Tourists help number +358 040 674 8822. The helpline is available on Wednesdays between 13.00 and 15.00. The helpline is closed during weeks 1, 8, 23–32 and 52.
Additional information about vaccinations and other health instructions for tourists are available in Finnish via the links on the right.