The historical monuments, shopping, happenings, opportunities for hobbies and the great nature of Southwest Finland attract tourists. The archipelago and its thousand islands is the pearl of the region.
The rich history of Southwest Finland is notified everywhere. Besides the Turku Castle and the cathedral, medieval churches and mansions are found throughout the region.
Those who want to shop head to Turku and Raisio. There are plenty of high class restaurants, cafés, galleries and design shops by the riverside of Aura River.
The Loimaa region offers idyllic countryside and plenty of opportunities for different hobbies like motor sports, curling and skiing.
The maritime atmosphere of Vakka-Suomi region is united with Uusikaupunki’s active atmosphere and history.
In the Salo region there are many historical monuments, culture and opportunities for shopping.
Parainen and the Kimito Island are bilingual archipelagic municipalities, where the peacefulness and activities of the archipelago attract.
The tourism of Southwest Finland is coordinated and marketed by Visit Turku.
Turku was the European Capital of Culture in 2011.