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Turku

Turku – city of medieval legacy and modern attractions

Turku, the oldest city in Finland and once its capital, radiates a captivating blend of historical charm and contemporary vitality. Situated in the Southwest Finland region, Turku’s rich past is evident in landmarks such as the Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral, both of which have stood the test of time since the 13th century. As a thriving cultural hub, the city hosts a variety of events, including the renowned Turku Music Festival and the Medieval Market, which transport visitors to bygone eras. For nature enthusiasts, the enchanting Archipelago Sea, with its thousands of islands, offers a breathtaking escape for sailing, kayaking or simply relaxing.

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