A Short Tour of Helsinki – EU731

A Short Tour of Helsinki is a 4 day semi escorted tour of  Finland’s capital.  A group of maximum 28 people will tour highlights of Helsinki including the Temppeliaukio Church, a Red Rib Boat, the Ainola Museum and Villa Kokkonen.

2020 Departures: Jul 13, 21, 29

Visit: Helsinki, Espoo, Porvoo,  Jarvenpaa, Villa Kokkonen, Helsinki

Highlights

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

Day 1: ARRIVE HELSINKI (D)

Arrive to Helsinki at own arrangement. At 19:00 meet with Wedo Nordic representative in the hotel lobby and go for a welcome dinner with 3 courses menu at 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

Day 2: HELSINKI – ESPOO – HELSINKI (B)

Buffet breakfast at the hotel, and meet with 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.

Day 3: HELSINKI – PORVOO – JÄRVENPÄÄ –VILLA KOKKONEN – HELSINKI (B. L)

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 craftsmen´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 will 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 evening on your own. Accommodation at Haven Hotel

Day 4: HELSINKI

Breakfast at the hotel end of services.

This program can be connected to The Norway Fjord Tour EU721 starting from Bergen the same day with meeting tour leader at 19:00. Connect by flight (flight not included). Please Enquire

Alternately, you can connect with A Short Tour in Stockholm EU730  from Stockholm the same day meeting our representative at 19:00. Connect by flight (flight not included). Please Enquire

Includes:

  • English speaking representative fro introduction and welcome dinner on day 1
  • 3 nights accommodation at first class centrally located hotel in standard room including breakfast
  • 3 courses welcome dinner at local restaurant
  • 1 x lunch in local eateries
  • Local guide for sightseeing and excursions as per program day 2, 3 and 4
  • Temppeliaukio Church
  • Redrib Boat
  • Ainola Museum
  • Villa Kokkonen

Excludes:

  • Use of minibar
  • Laundry
  • Tips for driver and city tour guides (recommended approx. €1-2  per day)
  • Arrival and departure transfers

Price Per Person in Euro:

  • Staying in a Double Room – €950
  • Single supplement €200

First class and historic hotel:

• Haven Hotel, Helsinki

Options Available:

  • Transfers
  • Pre and Post Night Accommodation
  • Room upgrades to Superior and Deluxe

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