Helsinki is an ideal destination for a unique Nordic escape. Finnish design, a booming restaurant scene, a variety of bars and great shopping are things that might just make you repeat your visit. Helsinki is easy to navigate on foot and you can cover a lot of ground in a day. There are also bikes for rent, an easy to use tram system and boats that will ferry you to an island of your choice. from 04/05 – 29/07/2018 and 17/08 – 02/09/2018
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Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities, yet it remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years.
DAY 1 FRIDAY
Arrival to Helsinki.
Hotel transfer (for extra charge).
Check-in Hotel 4* in Helsinki city centre.
15:00-17:00 Group Walking Helsinki City Tour
You will have the chance to visit: the Senate Square and the Lutheran cathedral, the elegant Uspenski Cathedral, the unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church and many more. Excursion starts at the Three Smiths Statue at Stockmann.
DAY 2 SATURDAY
Breakfast in the hotel.
11:30-13:30 Group Food Tour
Helsinki Food Tour is a great way to learn about the Finnish traditions through the lens of food. The guide will meet you at the Old Market Hall (next to the Market Square) to start a 2 hours walking tour for food enthusiasts. Get ready to see many of the city centre’s sights on this tour, including the Esplanadi Park, Bulevardi Street, the Candy Sweet Shop, the liquor store Alko and the traditional Finnish restaurant Kappeli. Excursion starts at Old Market Hall market at 11:30.
DAY 3 SUNDAY
Breakfast in the hotel.
Belongings could be left in the hotel luggage room
Group tour to the Suomenlinna Fortress (for extra cost: 35€/adult, 32€/child).
Suomenlinna is a historical maritime fortress and one of Finland’s most popular sights. It attracts more than 700,000 visitors every year. Suomenlinna has something for everyone – walls, cannons, tunnels, a submarine, museums, cafés, restau-rants and even a brewery! Many find the 15- minutes ferry crossing to the fortress the most enjoyable part of the visit. It offers you a unique chance to see and photograph Helsinki from the sea. The fortress is one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage sites in Finland.
Incl: guiding service 1.5h and ferry tickets
Start: Каuppatori ferry terminal
• Standard room accommodation 3 days/2 nights in a 4* hotel in the centre of Helsinki
• Breakfasts in the hotel
• Group Walking Helsinki City Tour, 2 hours
• Group Walking Helsinki Food Tour, 2 hours
FOR SPECIAL COST:
Private one way transfers for 1-3 persons:
• Airport Helsinki – hotel = 80€
• Railway station – hotel = 60€
Private Tour to the old city Porvoo by car = 429€/1-3 pax