Turku, Finland- Travel Squire
It was almost summer in Finland and our plan was to spend the longest day of the year in Helsinki. The line from Great Gatsby flashed in my mind when Daisy plaintively asks Jordan and Nick, “What shall we do on the longest day of the year?” Take my word ... Read more
Where to Eat in Turku Finland | Best Restaurants in Turku
Learn where to eat in Turku, Finland. The food in Turku was similar to the food we tasted in Helsinki. Arctic char, asparagus, and blueberries continued to be present in the cuisine, although the restaurants were slightly more casual.
Architecture in Turku
Åbo Akademi University main building. It is the only exclusively Swedish language university in Finland. Åbo Akademi was founded by private donations in 1918 as the third university in Finland, both to let Turku again become a university town and because it was felt that the Swedish language was threatened at the University of Helsinki. The Finnish University of Turku was founded 1920, also by private donations and for similar reasons.