The Velkua area in Naantali consists of 300 islands of which nine are inhabited all year round. Velkua has about 250 inhabitants and 1700 recreational residents, and is a great destination for fishing, boating or hiking — right in the middle of the beautiful archipelago nature.
Welcome to Velkua!
Permanent road connection to Teersalo
The centre of Velkua, Teersalo, is located at the southern end of the island of Livonsaari. It is connected to the mainland via a network of bridges. Teersalo is 29 km away from the centre of the town of Naantali, 45 km from the city of Turku.
By car from Turku (open the map) drive first towards Naantali. Continue past the Naantali town centre towards Rymättylä. Turn right after the Särkänsalmi bridge and drive thru Merimasku and Livonsaari to Teersalo in Velkua.
By bicycle follow the same route as above, but use the cycle paths (open the map) from Turku to Merimasku until the bridge of Kirkonsalmi. Cycle on the side of the main road during the remaining parts of the trip. The roads are asphalted but quite narrow.
By bus start with checking the timetables as the connections between Turku and Velkua vary depending on the season of the year. Note, that bussed go rarely, just a few times a day. Check Föli.