PAIMIO TOURS

Discover Paimio’s surprisingly rich culture and history

BUS TOURS FOR GROUPS

HANDICRAFTS

Duration 2-4 hours.

Possible to arrange all year round.

We’ll visit local handcrafters and their workshops around Paimio. Possibility to buy handicrafts and art during our tour. Tour either starts or ends at Handicraft museum Miila where you’ll have a guided tour.

Duration of this tour depends on how many places you’d like to visit.

GUIDED TOUR TO HISTORY OF PAIMIO

Duration 1,5 hours.

Possible to arrange all year round.

You can book this tour separately or connect this as part of your “Day at Paimio” -package.

Paimio has long history from Stone Age to modern time. It used to be a market place for traders from Estonia, Germany and so on – already long before Turku, Finland’s oldest city, was founded. With this tour you’ll visit three church places, wonder weird street names and see the mountain where giants live. Guide will tell you the most interesting things of Paimio you didn’t know you wanted to know.

SHOPPING AND CULTURE

Duration 6 hours.

Possible to arrange June-August.

This tour takes you to see beautiful countryside, statue forest by local artist and shopping in farms. You can buy local products from where they are produced.

In the middle of this tour we visit a small café with wonderful garden (drinks not included in tour price).

WALKING TOURS

Walking tours are 2-3 km long and there are benches where you can sit while listening the guide.

STATUES IN VISTA

Possible to arrange all year around.

With a guide you get to hear stories behind statues at city center. Many statues represent some bigger fenomenon so with this tour you don’t only learn who made what and when but also lots about Finnish culture.

ARCHITECTURE FROM DIFFERENT DECADES

Possible to arrange all year around.

Guide leads you to see city as living and ever-growing entity with buildings from many centuries coming together and forming a unique city center.  Buildings in Paimio center range from 17th century to present day – oldest building is our church and newest the parish office.

OTHER

THEMED TOURS AT SANATORIUM

Paimio Sanatorium is a must see for every architecture fan. You can now expand your visit with theme tours. You’ll get our basic guided tour and guide will also tell you lots more about your chosen topic.

Theme choices:

Young architect named Alvar Aalto.

Two great architects – Aalto and Bryggman.

Tuberculosis in Finland.

Finland in 1930s.

Theme tour together with basic tour takes 1,5-2 hours. Basic tour alone takes about 1 hour.

DAY AT PAIMIO -PACKAGE

Includes Paimio Sanatorium, Electricity Museum, Handicraft Museum Miila, lunch and one guided tour of your choosing. It can be “history of Paimio” -bus tour, one of our walking tours, visiting a hydroelectric plant or something completely different. Contact us and we’ll make your day at Paimio unforgettable!