• Kupittanpuisto – Kupittaa Park

    Kupittaanpuisto, Turku, Finland .

    Kupittaanpuisto is the largest urban park in Finland, and it has capacity for many kinds of activities for the whole family. In addition to the large green areas in Kupittaanpuisto, there are also a bird park, a traffic park for children, the Adventure Park, a pavilion restaurant, an outdoor swimming arena, and a sports hall.

    Kupittaanpuisto is also the oldest park in Finland, as it dates back to the 1820s when it was a park meant for spa guests. According to folklore, Henry, Bishop of Finland, baptized the first pagan Finns into Christianity in the Kupittaa spring during the First Crusade in 1155. In the beginning of the 1680s the spring started to be used as a healing spring. First leprosy and then cholera patients were treated in the vicinity of the spring. Kupittaa got its first spa restaurant in the 18th century.

  • Kupittaa Outdoor Swimming Arena

    Blomberginaukio 12, Turku, Finland .

    Kupittaa Outdoor Swimming Arena is a refreshing oasis in the middle of Kupittaa Park. It has room for both fitness swimmers as well as families with children.

    The outdoor swimming arena has:

    • a large pool for swimming and playing
    • a fitness swimming pool
    • a children’s pool
    • a wading pool
    • a large slide
    • aqua aerobics four times per week

    Kupittaa Pavilion takes care of the cashier and kiosk services of the outdoor swimming arena. You can eat your own packed lunch in the area if you want (alcoholic beverages are not allowed).

  • Veritas Stadium

    Blomberginaukio 4, Turku, Finland .

    Veritas Stadium is a football stadium located right in the heart of Turku. FC Inter Turku and FC TPS play on the grounds of the stadium. The stadium is comprised of three stands: the Olympic stadium which was constructed for the 1952 games, the main stadium constructed in 2003 and the stands built in 2009 for the women’s European Championships. The seating capacity of the stadium is 8072 and there is also a standing terrace for 1300 spectators at the other end of the field. 

  • Paavo Nurmi Stadium

    Paavo Nurmen puistotie 9, Turku, Finland .

    Paavo Nurmi Stadium provides great settings for athletics.

    Mainly just track and field clubs are allowed to make reservations for Paavo Nurmi Stadium. Outside reserved hours the stadium is in public use. 


    • places for track and field events
    • a 400 m running track, 8 lanes
    • the grass field inside the running track is 62 m x 102 m
    • public dressing rooms
    • the grandstand has approx. 4 000 seats and the enbankment seating circling around the stadium has room for around 9 000 people, so the the total number of seats is 13 000
    • there is also a kiosk in the area
  • Kylämäki Village

    Jaanintie 45, Turku, Finland .

    Kylämäki Village in Kurala is made up of four farms with buildings still standing at their original sites. The village has been inhabited since the 7th century. The beautiful scenery of Kylämäki Village in Kurala welcomes visitors outdoors year round, and the various events allow visitors to get to know the buildings and everyday life in the 1950s.

    During summer in the Iso-Kohmo kitchen oven baked treats prepared to Grandma’s recipes are warming on the wood-burning stove. The lady of the house explains historical farm chores and gives useful tips on making juice and jam, as well as washing white laundry and pressing clothes.

    The workshops at the Experimentation Workshop bring the joy of doing things yourself to children as well as adults.

    The Kylämäki Village in Kurala has free admission

  • Turku University Hospital (Tyks) Main Hospital

    Savitehtaankatu 1, Turku, Finland .

    Tyks A-hospital
    Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8, Turku

    Tyks U-hospital
    Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8, Turku

    Tyks T-hospital
    Hämeentie 11, Turku

    Tyks Lighthouse Hospital
    Savitehtaankatu 5, Turku

  • Kupittaa railway station

    Joukahaisenkatu 6, Turku, Finland .

    Kupittaa railway station (Finnish: Kupittaan rautatieasema, Swedish: Kuppis järnvägsstation) is located in the Kupittaa district of Turku, Finland. The station is located about three kilometres from the Turku Central railway station in the immediate vicinity of the Turku Science Park. All trains between Helsinki and Turku stop at Kupittaa. The station is part of the Turku traffic point, and traffic control is handled from Turku Central railway station.

  • Restaurant Mami

    Linnankatu 3, Turku, Finland .

    Mami is a traditional Finnish restaurant that invests in quality food and relaxed service. Very friendly & obliging staff, small but excellent menu. Good selection of wines. If you want to find a superb Wallenbergare, go no further.

    One of the nicest restaurants in Finland. Very Scandinavian style - except that the prices are more reasonable!

    Tel: +358 (0)2 231 1111



  • Kupittaa Ball Game Hall

    Lemminkäisenkatu 32, Turku, Finland .

    The main sports using the Kupittaa ball game hall are futsal, basketball, volleyball, floorball, badminton and gymnastics. Adult teams and the oldest junior teams playing in the highest series of the aforesaid sports will train and compete in the hall.

    • For training there will be three standard size (approx. 22 m x 42 m) courts that can be separated with a curtain.
    • Games or events can be organized
      • on the main court (approx. 2700 seats)
      • on two out of three courts (approx. 1200-1700 seats)
      • or on one court (approx. 100 seats)

    The area for sports is covered with parquet and two out of three courts with a synthetic area rug. There are 12 changing rooms and approx. 190 m2 complementary space for training that can be reserved by the teams which train in the hall. There are e.g. three weightlifting platforms and free space for other types of training in the complementary space.