Aalto in Turku Walking tour
Finland’s first modern buildings were built in Turku in the 1930s by Alvar and Aino Aalto and Erik Bryggman.
1 hour and 30 minutes
On our walking tour you will see three buildings Aaltos designed in Turku center – Southwestern Finland Agricultural Cooperative Building, Tapani building apartment house and Turun Sanomat newspaper building. You will also see some buildings from Erik Bryggman that were built at the same period as Aalto’s buildings.
Listen to stories about Aaltos time in Turku, how their designs change from classical style to modernism while they’re working on buildings in Turku. You will see some buildings in transition and some completely modern buildings.
This is a scheduled public tour and will be only in Finnish. See a separate product for a private tour or ask us for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professional guide
- Stories of the Finnish Culture
- Discussions of architecture and history
We will be moving around in Turku City Centre, where there will be (some) traffic, and typical urban obstacles.
Essentials to pack for an activity
Dress according to weather. Remember good shoes.