Travel guide to Åbo


Local name
166.900 (1997)
When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England, it is 13:00 p.m. in Turku.

Best time to visit

Turku can be visited all year round. In the summer the weather is warm and sunny in the city, while it is cold and snowy during the winter. The best time for visiting Turku is probably during the summer months when the historical city and the beautiful skerries tend to leave an unforgettable impression on the visitor.

Culture and entertainment

Turku has taken the responsibility of being the oldest city in Finland seriously. As a result of this, Turku has a great many museums and historical excavation sites; all communicating the history of the place to the visitor. The city also has a theatre and several institutes of education, which in turn help to establish an exciting nightlife. Furthermore, Turku hosts a big music festival each year.

Accommodation / Hotel

Turku has a vide variety of accommodation facilities to offer its visitors. Among these are hotels, hostels, and camping sites; all ranging from average to high quality standards. Book your hotel in Åbo here

Local transport

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