travel42 Port Guide: Turku

Turku travel42 Port of Call Guide

The large port city of Turku, the European Capital of Culture in 2011, at the mouth of the Aura River was founded in 1229 and was the Finnish capital until 1812. It's a great place to spend a few relaxing days—locals claim it has the best climate in Finland because of its southwestern location, 95 mi/155 km west of Helsinki.
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