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Getting There

The easiest way to reach Naantali is to take a bus (nos. 11 or 110) from Turku; buses run every 15 minutes, require 20 minutes for the trip, and cost 3.70€ ($5.90) each way. The most romantic way to go is aboard S/S Ukkopekka, sailing from the River Aurajoki in the center of Turku, with departures from June 10 to August 8 daily at 10am and 2pm. Tickets costs 22€ ($35) one way, 27€ ($43) round-trip; children's tickets are 11€ ($18) one way, 14€ ($22) round-trip.

An archipelago buffet is offered for 15€ ($24). For more information, call Höyrylaiva Osakeyhtiö, Linnankatu 38 (tel. 02/515-33-00; www.ukkopekka.fi).

Visitor Information

The Naantali Tourist Service, Naantalin Matkailu (tel. 02/435-98-00), is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm from mid-June to mid-August. Otherwise it's open by 9am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday only. Internet access is available here for 1€ ($1.60) for 30 minutes.

Special Events

The Naantali Music Festival (tel. 02/434-5363; www.naantalimusic.com), an international music festival, is held here in mid-June; the main concerts are presented in the 15th-century Convent Church, with vesper hymns sung at 8pm. Tickets in general range from 10€ to 40€ ($16-$64) and are sold through the tourist office.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.