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1 FINLAND(TURKU) FINLAND(TURKU) WELCOME TO Bachelors in Information Technology

2 Tervetuloa Turkuun

3 CONTENTS  Finland and Turku  Finnish Culture  Student benefits  Finnish timings  Holidays in Finland  Turku Tour  Cruising  Funny experiences

4 FINLAND AND TURKU  Nordic country with 5.4 million population  Official language Finnish and swedish  Turku being third largest city of Finland  Turku is home to about 35,000 higher education students  Also named as capital of European culture(2011)  Situated by the Baltic Sea and sheltered by the islands of the Archipelago Sea, Turku has a humid continental climate

5 FINNISH CULTURE  Finns, punctuality matters ! !! Pre-inform if you can’t make it  Sauna, an important part of culture

6 STUDENT BENEFITS  Travelling inside finland, transport means: Roadways: Onni bus Express bus or Trains : Airways: Ryan air Norwegian air Air Baltic Student discounts apply on trains and buses

7 FINNISH TIMINGS  Clocks were turned forward 1 hour Daylight Saving Time started on 31st March  Clocks are turned backward 1 hour Daylight Saving Time ends on 27th Oct

8 HOLIDAYS IN FINLAND  Finnish Independence Day  6th December  Vappu Day  1st May  Christmas and New Year’s Day  December and 1st Jan Shops and public transports are closed  Epiphany, Easter, Ascension day, Pentecost, Midsummer Day, and All Saints' Day.

9 TURKU TOUR TURKU MUSEUM AND CASTLE TURKU CATHEDRAL TURKU SEASHORE AND BEACHES

10 CRUISING  Due to its location, Turku is a notable commercial and passenger seaport with over three million passengers travelling through the port of Turku each year to Stockholm and Mariehamn  Crusing company Viking and Silja Line  Cheap to go cruise  Booking office at City centre, at Sea port or can book online

11 FUNNY EXPERIENCES  Buses routes Deficiency of information can directly affect efficiency of work  Time changes twice, once in winter, and once in summer  Ticket validity  Sauna experience  Experience at Ryan Air

12 THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE


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