Turku Mice Boat 2014

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Turku Mice Boat 2014

  1. 1. TURKU – ”CityCultureintheArmsoftheArchipelago”
  2. 2. Turku Touring • Southwest Finland Tourist & Convention Bureau • Five-star Tourist Information Office in the heart of the city • Turku Card and Food Walk cards • Group Sales department – Guided tours and packages in Turku and the surrounding area • Turku Convention Bureau • Shop Online at www.visitturku.fi
  3. 3. Turku&TurkuArchipelago Auniqueexperiencewith20000islands • Turku is the oldest city of Finland; history dating back to 1229 • Located on the southwestern coast • Archipelago with more than 20 000 islands and a part of the Scandinavian Islands • European Capital of Culture in 2011 • 165 km from Helsinki • Population approx. 180 000 • Easy access, good ferry and flight connections, Turku airport and Turku harbour
  4. 4. Tähän tulee otsikko
  5. 5. Turku Castle • The most famous landmark of Turku has stood guard over the mouth of the River Aura since the end of the 13th century • Great possibilities also for evening programs and banquets Turku Cathedral • A national shrine of Finland, which was inaugurated in the year 1300.
  6. 6. Luostarinmäki handicrafts Museum • The old wooden houses saved from the Great Fire in 1827 can be seen at the Handicrafts Museum on Luostarinmäki Hill. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova • Aboa Vetus conceals an authentic piece of old Turku and Ars Nova offers an exciting array of exhibitions of Contemporary Art.
  7. 7. Market Hall & Market Square
  8. 8. Food Walk • Get to know the local food culture with the Turku Food Walk card! • 43 euros (valid for 3 days) • Can be bought at the Tourist Information office or on www.visitturku.fi • Smör • Pinella • Svarte Rudolf • Grill it! Marina • Café Art
  9. 9. • Cultural and Creative Centre that opened for the European Capital of Culture year 2011 • Meeting and conference facilities for 20 - 3500 persons • Logomo Kitchen restaurant
  10. 10. Flowpark • Adventure park with different trails up in the trees • Open from May until October -> for groups all year- around on request • Perfect as team building or incentive programme
  11. 11. Turku Archipelago • 20.000 islands and islets • Plenty of possibilities for incentive programmes for example; – Finnish Sauna Experience at Herrankukkaro – Sailing Experience with Galley Olga – Archipelago dinner cruise with steamship Ukkopekka – Outdoor activities (biking, kayaking, nordic walking etc.)
  12. 12. Events in Turku 2014 • 8.-23.8. Turku Music Festival • 23.-26.10. Baltic Herring Market • 22.-23.11., 29.-30.11., 6.-7.12. & 13.- 14.12. Christmas Market at the Old Great Square • 26.-29.6. Medival Market • 28.6. Paavo Nurmi Marathon • 6.-8.7. Ruisrock • 22.-27.7. Down By the Laituri • 31.7.-3.8. Gangut Regatta
  13. 13. Thank you! www.visitturku.fi www.meetturku.fi

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