Leisure activities for seamen

The Port of Turku serves cruise liner crews in co-operation with the Seamen’s Mission and the City of Turku. Read more about the services!

Welcome to Turku, we want you to enjoy your stay!

Meyer Shipyard Tour

Get acquainted with the extraordinary shipbuilding industry of Turku and see the  construction site of the world’s largest luxury cruise ships. During the tour you’ll learn about the maritime industry, both past and present. The tour includes a visit in Maritime Centre Forum Marinum before going on to the Meyer shipyard in Turku. Duration approx. 2.5 h.

Reservations in advance (min. 24h):
Sales Service, tel.: +358 (0)2 262 7900,

Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

Forum Marinum is a fascinating centre for exploring the past and the present of Finnish maritime life. It is located right next to the Port on the bank of the river Aura.

The crew members can visit the Forum Marinum Maritime Centre at a reduced price of 5 € by presenting an ID card.

The Seamen’s Mission

The Seamen’s Mission in Turku offers crew members free transportation from the quay to the mission on visiting days of cruise liners. The services of the Seamen’s Mission include e.g. a sauna and cafeteria and billiards. A field for all games and a jogging track can be found nearby.

Tourist information – VisitTurku

Welcome to Turku and enjoy your stay! Let Visit Turku entertain you with these special programmes, just for the visiting cruise crews. And what’s even nicer, they are FREE of charge.