Weekend in Turku
by Taru from Wowanders | tarutravels.com
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
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Turku is a great destination for those enjoying good food, sea and culture. The castle and several museums offers plenty to do for several days, and the surrounding nature is stunning. - - - - - - - 🇫🇮 - - - - - - - Turku on erinomainen kohde hyvän ruuan ystävälle. Lisäksi löydät kaupungista hienon Turun linnan lisäksi useita kiinnostavia museoita, ja lähialueen luonto merimaisemineen on todella huikea.
Laivahostel Bore
Hostel
Turku, Finland
This place is truly unique! A hostel built into an old ship. Located within walking distance from the city, a great alternative for cost conscious travelers. You feel like in the 60's. The boat also has a sauna which we enjoyed.
Hiisi Homes
Vacation Rental
Turku, Finland
Great apartments to rent 2km from city centre, near Turku castle. Totally new, comfy beds.great for groups or a family.
Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel
Hotel
Turku, Finland
Good hotel in great central location by the river. Friendly staff and very good breakfast.
Hotel Kakola
Hotel
Turku, Finland
New large hotel beautifully restored into the former Kakola prison. Impressive location near city centre. Unique! Photo: Wikimedia, Anssi Koskinen, CC BY-SA 2.0
More places to stay at: Booking.com Airbnb Lomarengas
Ravintola Göran
Scandinavian Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Popular lunch buffet next to Suomen Joutsen boat and near the Turku castle. Food for me was over priced and average for lunch, but location is nice and it has a terrace by the river too😊
Roster Turku
Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Amazing food and service. Truly great food, had eg beef tartar, octopus and the house potatoes. Great desert too😁😍
Tintå
Wine Bar
Turku, Finland
Maybe the most known and definitely one of the most popular and great restaurants in Turku. Italian focus.
Nerå
Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Restaurant by the river where we stopped by for some wine at the heated outdoor terrace.
CaféArt
Café
Turku, Finland
Nice cafe with outdoor and indoor seating by the river. Great coffee and food. Voted best cafe in Turku.
Friends & Brgrs
Burger Joint
Turku, Finland
Chain of tasty burger places. Luxurious fast food, meal around 13e.
Heidi’s Bier Bar
Beer Bar
Turku, Finland
Quite a party place, mostly under 30y crowd
M Kitchen & Cafe
Scandinavian Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Excellent food during Sunday brunch, truly great value. Book your table on advance!
Sergio's
Italian Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Great pizza, great wine list. Risotto was also good but nothing special.
Blanko
Modern European Restaurant
Turku, Finland
Went here for after dinner drinks. Super popular, both indoor and outdoor seating.
Apollo
Nightclub
Turku, Finland
Popular nightclub for the 30+ crowd
Kaskis
Restaurant
Turku, Finland
One of the best restaurants in the country offering excellent service and food. Serves full menu which maybe isn't cheep but worth it! Photo: Flickr, Ehrenbergcommunication, CC BY-SA 2.0
Turun taidemuseo
Art Museum
Turku, Finland
Art museum osting changing exhibitions. Located on a hill in a beautiful building just few blocks from the main square.
Yliopistonkatu
Road
Turku, Finland
Main pedestrian street in the centre, with shops and restaurants. Starts from market square.
Kauppatori
Plaza
Turku, Finland
Central Market square that's largely under construction at the moment. Some stalls still selling different local produce.
Suomen Joutsen
History Museum
Turku, Finland
Beautiful old huge sailing boat acting as a museum. Name translates to "Finnish swan".
Tykkivene Karjala
Boat or Ferry
Finland
Only checked out this gun boat from the outside but would be cool to visit inside.
Forum Marinum
Museum
Turku, Finland
Sea museum hosted in couple of buildings. Overpriced (17€ for adults) but worth a visit if you have the museum card.
Turku Castle (Turun linna)
Castle
Turku, Finland
Maybe the most famous sight in Turku. Has also a nice garden. Definitely visit also indoors and get dive into the interesting history of the place.
Turku Cathedral (Turun Tuomiokirkko)
Stone church built largely in the middle ages is an impressive sight in central Turku.
Kauppakeskus Hansa
Shopping Mall
Turku, Finland
Small shopping mall right in the city centre.
Turun kauppahalli
Gourmet Shop
Turku, Finland
Beautiful old market hall with restaurants, shops, etc.
Föli Vesibussi
Boat or Ferry
Finland
Summer time small ferry takes you to Ruissalo
Ruissalon Kansanpuisto
Park
Turku, Finland
Walking trails with beautiful seaview, this area is great for outdoor activities for all ages.
More sights and activities: GetYourGuide Airbnb