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Finnish Experience: Helsinki and Beyond

4 days
3 nights

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PER PERSON :
$ 1,135.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,370.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 16, 2020 
Jul 21, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020 
Jul 29, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020 

Hotels:

  • Helsinki - Haven Hotel 5*

Included:

English speaking representative for introduction and welcome dinner day 1

Hotels:

● 3 nights accommodation at first class centrally located hotel in standard room including breakfast

Meals:

  • Daily breakfast
  • 3 courses welcome dinner at local restaurant
  • 1 x lunch (2 courses) at local restaurant

City tours with local English speaking guides:

● Local guide for sighsteeing and excursions as per program day 2, 3 and 4

Visits:

● Temppeliaukio Church
● Redrib Boat
● Ainola Museum
● Villa Kokkonen

Transportation:

● Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts for sighsteeing and excursions as per program day 2 and 3

Itinerary:

Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg

 

Day 1  : ARRIVAL IN HELSINKI

Arrive to Helsinki at own arrangement. At 19:00 meet with our representative in the hotel lobby and go for a welcome dinner with 3-course menu at a local restaurant. During the dinner you will get introduction to the tours and your fellow traveller.

Accommodation at Haven Hotel, a first-class hotel conveniently located in the centre of Helsinki (D)

Day 2  : HELSINKI – ESPOO – HELSINKI

City tour of Helsinki - RIB boat experience

Buffet breakfast at the hotel, and meet with your local guide and coach at 09:00 to see the famous sights and unique architecture in the centre of Helsinki. Visit the amazing Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) which excavated directly out of rugged solid rock and rubble wall.

Combine the city tour with a trip to Espoo to see and experience urban structure that is a mixture of modern city with large natural areas and peaceful nature. Return to Helsinki and enjoy time at the local market to get lunch on own.

In the afternoon you will experience Helsinki from the water by RIB boat as well as passing many beautiful island where you can experience the wild nature and local life. Return to hotel late afternoon and enjoy the evening on your own.

Accommodation at Haven Hotel (B)

Day 3  : HELSINKI – PORVOO – JÄRVENPÄÄ – VILLA KOKKONEN – HELSINKI

After breakfast at the hotel, meet with local guide and coach at 09:00 and start 8 hours tour to the old wooden town of Porvoo and Järvenpää. In Porvoo you will see the historical red warehouses on the scenic riverbanks and medieval cathedral.

There will be some free time for a walk on the old town with delightful shops and craftsment´s workshops. Enjoy 2 courses lunch in local restaurant Hanna Maria.

After lunch we continue to Järvenpää and visit the Ainola Museum where the composer Jean Sibelius lived previously and composed five of his seven symphonies. Then we wil visit Villa Kokkonen home for the composer Joonas Kokkonen with the collection of work of many artists.

Return to the hotel late afternoon and enjoy the evning on your own.

Accommodation at Haven Hotel (B, L)

Day 4  : HELSINKI

Breakfast at the hotel (B)

 

Options: transfers extensions

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 28 people.

No hiking is involved, you can opt out of walking too much, but must be able to get in/out of the bus, ferries, etc. on your own. We need to know in advance if they need to carry any medical aids to arrange proper storage and other logistics.

Tips for driver (recommended approx. 1,5-2 EUR/day)
Tips for city guide tour (recommended approx. 1,5 -2 EUR/day)