Turku is a founder member of Cruise Baltic - a marketing network of port cities from all 10 countries around the Baltic Sea. Launched in November 2006, Cruise Baltic has grown into a network of 26 destinations. The overall aim is to give international cruise lines a quality cruise experience in the Baltic Sea Region by offering high level port facilities, land excursions and service at all destinations.
Turku is a member of Cruise Europe, a marketing organization with over 100 member ports from the Baltic and the Atlantic Europe. Cruise Europe not only markets its member ports to international cruise lines but also maintains a regular dialogue on future deployment, safety issues, environmental matters and improved facilities offered by the ports. www.cruiseeurope.com
Tourist information of Turku region:
Turku Cruise Port is the official home port of the lovable Moomin characters. The moomins live in Moominworld in Naantali, a small seaside town just 12 km from Turku. This theme park is a great favourite of children. www.moominworld.fi