The tour will go through the medieval part of the Castle.
14.6.–24.6. at 12.15, 16.15
The summer exhibition, Anu Pentik – In the beginning there was a seed, showcases Pentik’s latest artistic works.
In this narrative exhibition planned for the museum’s premises, ceramics skilfully transform into everything from floating seeds to charred trees a
The exhibition evokes the old thought about the frivolity and trancience of all things beautiful and abundant, bringing it to the present day throu
Marine nature is a part of the national landscape of Finland, but what is this landscape like under the surface?
The familiar sea can surprise us with its colourfulness and complexity, as long as you have the courage to peer under the surface
If you have symptoms matching respiratory tract infection or you suspect coronavirus infection, it is important to get tested for coronavirus. The test is free of charge. Please only select one of the two options below, as the personnel of Turku health stations handles contact requests coming through both channels in order of receipt.
Information about the opening times, services and restrictions of Sports Services during the state of emergency caused by coronavirus is gathered on this page. The page is updated as more details occur.
Student Health Care provides health care services for students studying in upper secondary vocational institutions or Turku University of Applied Sciences. The services are meant for students in lines of study which entitle student financial aid, with the following exceptions:
Revenue from central government transfers amounted to a total of EUR 336.5 million, being EUR 74.7 million, i.e. 28.6% more than the previous year. The central government granted a sizeable support package for municipalities to cover the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Many of Monitori’s services are also available digitally. Due to the coronavirus situation, we would like to ask our clients to please favour online services whenever possible.
You can use the links below to
In order to slow down the spread of coronavirus infections the Recreation Division of Turku has made several changes to their services.
You can get student discounts, for example, in the following locations:
Join a guided tour in Turku Castle!
Hear fascinating stories about the castle's history. The tour will go through the medieval part of the Castle. During the guided tour you will hear about everyday life, celebrations, war and love within the Castle walls.
Due to the current situation with the coronavirus participation is restricted to a maximum of 20 persons per group.
Daily guided tours in English
14 June - 24 June 2021
- Every day at 12.15 and 4.15 pm.
28 June - 29 August 2021
Guided Tours 1–30 Aug 2020
- in English daily at 14.30
- in Finnish daily at 10.30 and 15.30
- in Swedish Saturdays at noon
The guided tour fee is 3e/person + admission fee.
Due to the current situation with the coronavirus participation is restricted to a maximum of 20 persons per group and the tour is conducted primarily outdoors.
The unexpected coronavirus pandemic significantly restricted the predictability and development of national and municipal economies. However, a surplus of EUR 10.2 million for the financial period was achieved primarily thanks to a EUR 75.4 million central government injection to support the tax funding of municipalities. EUR 53.1 million was received as central government transfers and EUR 22.3 million was received for corporate tax revenue. Of the central government transfer, EUR 47.7 went to basic services and EUR 1.5 million to the Education and Culture Division.
School Health Care serves in all matters related to the physical and mental health of a comprehensive school student.
The school nurse and doctor can be contacted through School Health Care. In all matters related to the well-being of a student the school nurse should be contacted first.
An appointment to the school doctor must always be arranged through the school nurse.
In urgent cases of illness and outside school hours the primary place for care is the student’s own local health station.
School Health Care is statutory and free of charge. It aims to promote student's health and to support their healthy growth, development and mental wellbeing in co-operation with parents, teachers and other student welfare services.
Student Health Care aims to support students in maintaining their ability to study, conducting self-care, having adequate life management skills as well as in reaching and maintaining their ability to function.
The budget for 2021 and the financial plan for 2021–2024 are strongly in deficit.
Our customers and staff are of the utmost importance to us. We want you to be able to visit the library with confidence. We monitor the development of the coronavirus situation and adjust the activities according to the recommendations. Let's take care of the safety of us all together!
We require the actors who join us to have undertaken a long list of actions regarding safety, hygiene and the welfare of their customers because of the coronavirus pandemic. Among other things, we require that the actors:
Alfa Sports Centre is a versatile training place for clubs: The centre has facilities for martial arts, boxing, wrestling, weight lifting, table tennis and gymnastics.
Entry with a Club Wristband
When entering a training session, you will need a wristband which you can receive from your club. Ring the doorbell if you need help. The staff will not open the gate. Below you can find further information about the clubs at Alfa and the club wristbands.
Culture and event actors are committed to the following measures to ensure a safe visit for the visitors:
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and concerns regarding the situation later this year, the organisers decided to produce the Annual Forum virtually. The Virtual Annual Forum took place online on 20 October 2020. Programme recording is available for everyone interested (subtitled version coming soon).
Registration is now closed to The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) 11th Annual Forum.