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Experience in Turku, Finland by Sofia

Published by flag-fi Sofia von Nandelstadh — 2 years ago

0 Tags: flag-fi Erasmus experiences Turku, Turku, Finland

What is it like to live in Turku? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Turku is a safe and eco-friendly city.

What is the student lifestyle like in Turku?

The universities offer affordable accommodation, but other costs of living are high in Finland in general.

How much does it cost to live in Turku?

After receiving study grants and housing allowance provided by the Finnish state, I would estimate my costs to be around 300€ a month.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Turku? Is there any advice you can give?

It is easy to find accommodation and universities are willing to help.

What places would you recommend visiting in Turku?

Aura River. Rhododendron park in June. Turku Castle. Ruissalo island. Rauvola Bay.

Is it good to eat out in Turku? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

There are a variety of places to eat in, including vegetarian and vegan restaurants.

Is the nightlife good in Turku? Where is good to go?

Nightlife in Turku is quite good. In the center, there are many places close to each other. There is for example Aussie Bar which is on a boat or Vegas which is visited by other students. For a calmer pub, there is "Koulu" where you can play games with friends.

What advice would you give future students heading to Turku?


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