Turku is Finland’s fifth city with a population of about 175,000. It is Finland’s oldest town with a history that goes back to the 13th century. Turku is situated at the mouth of the River Aura, some 165 kilometres west of Helsinki.
There are frequent rail, bus and flight connections between Helsinki and Turku. Trains take about two hours and run every hour. There are several daily flights between Helsinki and Turku and the journey takes about 35 minutes.
There are also daily flights between Turku and Stockholm and between Turku and Copenhagen. Turku Airport is served by Finnair, Finncomm Airlines and SAS/Blue1.
Holiday Club Caribia
Address: Holiday Club Caribia, Kongressikatu 1, Turku, Finland
Holiday Club Caribia is located close to central Turku. It lies two kilometres from the Turku main railway station and about 1.5 kilometres from the Kupittaa railway station.
Buses 30, 50, 51, 53 and 54, leaving from the market square, stop nearby. In addition to conference services, Holiday Club Caribia offers modern spa hotel facilities.
Meetings at Holiday Club Caribia:
- 15 Jul 2006 - 16 Jul 2006
Informal ministerial meeting: Environment