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Turku average daily maximum temperature

Believed to be the oldest city in Finland, Turku is a picturesque town in the southwest of the country. The city was the nation's first capital and up until the 1840s it was the largest and most important city in in Finland. Nowadays it's still an important centre of business and culture as well as the location of various cheap Turku hotels.

Hiring a car in Turku

Whilst the city does have a proficient public transport system there are also various places from which you can get cheap Turku car hire allowing you a bit more freedom to explore the region at your own pace. The car hire Turku offers is available from a range of retailers and once there, car parking spots are fairly easy to find.

Places to visit in Turku

With cheap flights to Turku and Turku car hire organised you will just have to decide which places in this beautiful old city to visit first. The city has everything from ancient castles and cathedrals to various museums and national parks as well as playing host to a major music festival in the area. Turku also boasts numerous shops and a vast selection of eateries.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in Turku, and any additional charges.


Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in Turku. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in Turku!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.