Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku
Photos of Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku
Travel Blogs from Turku
... has been living in Helsinki for years. Our night ferry to St. Petersburg, Russia leaves Saturday night and we're excited about that too. We have a 72 hour visa free excursion there. The visa process in Russia is painful and expensive. The cost of our ferry there and back is the same as a visa cost and it's much easier. The downside is that we only get 72 hours in the country but that's better than not seeing St. Petersburg.
... World War II, so some sections have been reconstructed and restored since, but a good part of it is actually still original from the era. I joined a guided tour that was actually pretty good, and got a good run-through on Finnish history of the era. We saw dungeons where prisoners were kept, great banquet halls, an original Catholic church from before Finland's reformation, statues and costumes and ...
... the brand is known for to replace our living room cushions. We're happy with what we bought, but I hope it goes with everything in our house!
We continued walking down the Aura River until we got to the castle. It was a long trek, but the sun was out and it was a nice stroll. When we finally made it to the castle, we were both too tired to go in and tour it, so I browsed the gift shop and then we set back up the river to the city center. It had been awhile since ...
... crashed on the bed. With several hours of necessary slumber completed, we walked a short distance to a restaurant called Birdie for dinner. I ordered the "Surf and Turf" and wasn't disappointed. Still not quite recovered from the restless night before, it was back to the convent for more sleep. 22 May 2014: Feeling fully refreshed again, I woke up early this morning and took advantage of the free, if simple, breakfast at the convent. I then headed out for a full day ...
... some Finnish lollies that were like salty liquorice.
I thought I was doing quite well but 4 hours into the trip we hit some rough water and I started to get sea sick. We went up onto the deck but it was so cold and windy! We found a seat next to a window in the cafeteria which was much better.
We made it off the ferry and to our campsite pretty easily. And were relieved to get to bed. It had been a very long day!