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General Information

Weather
Summer in Naantali is usually warm and bright. The daytime temperature in June is usually between +13 and +23 °C and the weather is mostly sunny. However, some rain may occur, as well as chilly wind in the evening, so take warm clothing and an umbrella along with you. It is light for most of the night for several weeks during the summer time.

Climate in Finland
Current Weather in Naantali-Turku
World Weather

Languages
The official languages in Finland are Finnish and Swedish; however, you may expect that most people (particularly young people) have basic knowledge of English. The official language of the workshop is English.

Electrical appliances
The electric current in Finland is 220V (230V), 50Hz. Plugs are two-pin continental size.

Money and banking The Finnish currency unit is the Euro, divided into 100 cents (the smallest coin is 5 cents). You can exchange foreign currency and traveller's cheques either in banks or in Forex (currency exchange company). Banks are open from 10.00 to 16.30 on weekdays and closed on Saturdays and Sundays. There are numerous cash machines (ATMs) open around the clock and accepting all major credit cards. Major credit cards, in particular Visa, Eurocard and Mastercard are widely accepted almost everywhere (in hotels, restaurants, shops, taxis, cafeterias, bars, etc.).

General Information about Naantali Area
Finland from the Space
Interactive map of Naantali-Turku area

Special Events in Naantali and Finland June 2007

Naantali Music Festival 5 - 17 June 2007

A leading cultural event that brings lovers of fine music to the mediaeval abbey of Naantali and the idyllic archipelago churches of this sunny region on the South Western Coast of Finland.
Festival performers in 2007 will include Camerata Ireland conducted by Barry Douglas, Jaakko Kuusisto, Arto Noras, Ralf Gothóni, vocal ensemble Rajaton, the Fine Arts Quartet and the Lahti Symphony Orchestra conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki.

Ticket sales:
Naantali Tourist Office +358 2 4359 800 and Lippupalvelu

More information:
tiina.tunturi@naantali.fi, +358 2 434 5363
www.naantalimusic.com