Magnificent Turku

4 nights, 5 days
June - July 2024
Turku, Finland
From 1780 €
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Enjoy the beautiful city of Turku

The summer season in southern Finland begins in June and lasts until late August. As the first capital city of Finland, Turku was built in 1229 and the history can still be seen and felt in the heart of the city. We have gathered together the best bits of Turku for you to enjoy! On this tour, you get to visit the archipelago in beautiful Ruissalo island, historical sights such as the Castle of Turku and various museums that Turku has to offer. Turku is best explored on foot and the city is very compact and easy to navigate. Most of the must-see attractions in Turku are within comfortable walking distance of each other.

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Price includes

Price is per person. Min. 2 pax, single basis on request.

  • Private transfer from Turku airport / harbor to hotel
  • 4 nights at a 4* centrally located hotel in standard room. Double/twin basis, breakfast and gym access included
  • 3 excursions as mentioned with guiding in English
  • Entrance fees for places mentioned in the itinerary and ferry to Ruissalo island
  • Buffet lunch in a local restaurant
  • Private transfer from hotel to Turku airport / harbor
  • All taxes and mandatory service charges
  • Possibility to add extension nights
  • Single basis on request

Services NOT included

  • Any flights or other transportation to Turku
  • Extra meals or drinks
  • Personal expenditures
  • Voluntary tips for guides or drivers


  • Private hotel sauna 50€ / 1 hour
  • Moomin World ticket 39€ / per person
  • Transportation to Moomin World
  • Extra night 240 € / room / night / 2 passengers


  • Beautiful Turku during summer time
  • The best sights and places of Turku
  • Guide with local knowledge and interesting stories
  • Newly renovated hotel in the heart of Turku
  • Delicious local food
  • Professional driver during airport transfers


Scandic Hamburger Börs ****

Iconic Hamburger Börs has been hosting guests since 1894 and enjoys a top location, right in the centre of Turku by the market square. This elegantly refurbished hotel provides unforgettable hotel experiences in a modern setting.

The new, modern Hamburger Börs provides peaceful accommodation in the hotel’s new annexe, where stylishly designed rooms equipped with air conditioning ensure a great night’s sleep. A versatile selection of rooms caters for all needs. Some rooms overlook the market square whilst others face our quiet courtyard. Our hotel is easy to reach and everything is located close by. Its central location right next to the market square and near the Aurajoki river ensures good connections, and all the most popular shopping streets, restaurants, cafes and sights are within easy reach.

Standard rooms are well-equipped to ensure a relaxing stay.

Pidätämme oikeudet mahdollisiin hinta-, aikataulu- ja ohjelmamuutoksiin. Pidätämme myös oikeuden matkatoimistosta riippumattomista syistä tehtävään hinnantarkastukseen esim. polttoaine-, viranomais- tai lentoverokustannusten noustessa.

Suosittelemme, että kaikilla osanottajilla on koko matkan keston voimassa oleva henkilökohtainen matkavakuutus sisältäen peruutusturvan.

Matkan hinta edellyttää ryhmän minimikoon täyttymistä. Ryhmämatkasta poikkeavien yksittäisten matkustajien lento- tai majoitusvarauksien ym. palveluiden muutoksista veloitamme 100 € muutoskulut / muutos ja lisäksi palveluntarjoajien perimät kulut.

Vastuullinen matkanjärjestäjä on kotimainen Oy Kon-Tiki Tours Ltd / Kon-Tiki Sport Travel Oy, joka kuuluu Kilpailu- ja kuluttajaviraston ylläpitämään matkanjärjestäjärekisteriin (1929/00/Mj Mv, SMAL 39610) noudattaen kaikkia matkailualan yleisiä valmismatkaehtoja. Matkojemme erityisluonteen, kuljetusmuotoa koskevien poikkeuksellisten määräysten (mm. reittilentojen varaus- ja myyntiehdot), poikkeuksellisten majoitusehtojen sekä matkakohteen erityisolojen vuoksi sovellamme lisäksi erityisehtoja, joista asiakas saa tiedot matkan laskun liitteenä. Erityisehdot myös verkkosivuillamme

Lue räätälöidyn ryhmämatkan erityisehdot ennen matkan varausta
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Travel program

Day 1 | Arrival in Turku
Flight / cruise to Turku Finland on own arrangements.

Welcome to Finland! You’ll meet your driver  who will take you to your hotel Scandic Hamburger Börs where you will be staying during your visit.

A guide will come pick you up from the hotel lobby and take you on a tour around the historical city by private taxi. During this tour, you will be visiting Turku Castle, Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus Ars Nova Museum alongside hearing stories about the history of Turku. Turku Castle is a more than 700 year old historical monument. It has stood guard over the river Aura estuary since the 1280’s. Its granite stone walls hold within them the history of Finland, Sweden and the other Nordic countries. Turku Cathedral is the mother church of the Lutheran Church of Finland, and the country’s national shrine. It was consecrated as a cathedral (as the main church in the diocese) in 17th June 1300. Its history spreads thus over more than 7 centuries. Museum of Archaeology and Contemporary Art Aboa Vetus Ars Nova is situated in the center of Turku, Finland. Aboa Vetus’ archaeological site and exhibitions tell a story of the city. Ars Nova exhibitions are concentrated on contemporary art and on presenting the museum art collection. Duration 4 hours.

Return to hotel and rest of the day free time.

Day 2 | Ruissalo island
Breakfast buffet from 06:30-09:30.

After breakfast at 09:45, a guide will meet you and you will walk a short way alongside river Aura to a river ferry station. A ferry will take you the beautiful island of Ruissalo Urban National Park. Walking around the island, you will experience the wonderful summer nature of Turku archipelago. The walk will take you to a beach, where you have some free time to sunbathe and relax and maybe eat a snack from a cafe. The ferry will take you back to city to visit Maritime Centre Forum Marinum. The Forum Marinum Maritime Centre is a lively and versatile centre for maritime activities, comprising a National specialist museum for Maritime History, and the Finnish Navy Museum. The museum provides several interesting exhibitions during a year and displays also a very interesting boat collection. The maritime centre has a considerable collection of museum vessels: two tall sail ships, four naval ships and several smaller vessels, ranging from a steam harbour tugboat to a police boat. Anchored in front of the maritime museum, are spectacular old sailing ships such as Suomen Joutsen (the Swan of Finland) and Sigyn. Duration 7 hours.

Rest of the day free time.

Day 3 | Museum & art gallery tour
Breakfast buffet from 06:30-09:30.

Local guide will take you on a walking museum and art gallery tour around city center. First you are going to visit Turku Art Museum, which includes diverse exhibitions and one of the largest collections of art in Finland. Next a visit to The Pharmacy Museum & the Qwensel House. Qwensel’s house is the oldest surviving wooden house in Turku. The museum has an 18th-century gentry’s home and a 19th-century pharmacy under the same roof. Lunch buffet in a local restaurant Niska. A pizza – salad buffet with tea/coffee. The unique Åland island -style ”plåtbröd” pizzas are made with local Scandinavian ingredients.  After lunch, you will visit Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art. Wäinö Aaltonen (1894–1966) was the most significant visual artist of the early years of Finnish independence. Aaltonen was a romantic artist whose paintings and sculptures are often idealized in spirit and cubistically stylized. There are a total of 11 of Aaltonen’s outdoor sculptures in Turku, which we will also come across during our tour. Our final stop for today is Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum. Luostarinmäki is the only unified area of ​​wooden houses in Turku that survived the 1827 fire. The more than 200-year-old buildings are located in their original places. The museum area has 14 courtyards, the buildings of which are furnished with approximately 80 museum interiors and five themed exhibitions. Duration 5 hrs.

Day 4 | Explore the city
Breakfast buffet from 06:30-09:30.

Today you have a chance to explore the city on your own terms. We can recommend for example a visit to the Moomin World in the town of Naantali. Help with transportations and tickets can be arranged. Muumimaailma / Moomin World is based on the Moomin stories created by Finland-Swedish author and artist Tove Jansson. The theme park was founded to provide experiences for children and their families. The goal of the park is to carry out Moomin philosophy: family, non-violence, friendliness, environmental awareness, safety, adventure, and values supporting education. Muumimaailma Oy operates geographically in two different places: On Kailo island in Naantali’s Old Town, and in the town centre, where the Peculiar Café, Moomin Shop, and Moomin Car Park are located.

Day 5 | Departure
Breakfast buffet from 06:30-09:30.

Check-out time is at 12:00 so if you have an afternoon flight or evening ferry there is complimentary luggage storage at the hotel. Private transfer to Turku airport or harbor. We hope you had an incredible holiday and we look forward to seeing you again soon!