Finland - Turku & the South Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Turku & the South Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guide-book.
Anchoring the southwest is Finland’s former capital, Turku. This striking seafaring city stretches along the broad Aurajoki from its Gothic cathedral to its medieval castle and vibrant harbour, and boasts cutting-edge galleries, museums and restaurants, and music festivals that electrify the summer air.
- unearth Turku’s medieval history at Aboa Vetus
- stroll cobbled lanes lining the picturesque Old Town of Vanha Porvoo
- climb to the top of Finland’s tallest lighthouse, Bengtskär Lighthouse
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Turku, Naantali, Turku Archipelago, Pargas, Nagu, Korpo, Houtskär, Iniö, Kustavi, The South Coast: West of Helsinki, Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park, Hanko, Raseborg, Fiskars, Lohja, The South Coast: East of Helsinki, Porvoo, Lov-iisa, Kotka, Hamina.
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