Summer regular group tours in Helsinki
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28,
September 4, 11, 18, 25
5 days/ 4 nights
Arrival in Helsinki. Meeting tourists in airport.
Group transfers. Check in at the hotels.
Welcome on excursion “City of contrasts”. Century of interaction between East and West, obviously, has given a specific shade, highlighting its uniqueness and charm among the other cities of Baltic. Our qualified guide will show you places that are not "visible" from the bus and will describe you special features that you didn’t know before about Helsinki. We will visit the historical center with Senate Square, Helsinki’s most historic and beautiful square designed in the early 1800s.We will find out why there is Monument to the Russian tsar Alexander II in the city center, and what it looks like inside significant Helsinki Cathedral, the symbol of Helsinki and one of the most familiar landmarks in Helsinki. We will see Government Palace, which is still the seat of the Finnish Government today, and the Prime Minister has his office on the second floor. Main University Building, founded in 1640, Merchant Houses built in the 18th century. On the way to the South Harbour at the very beginning of the Esplanade Park, we see Presidential Palace and Helsinki City Hall. After that we will pass through the Market Square, which is Helsinki's most international and famous market. We will make short stop to buy traditional market foods and treats, as well as handicrafts and souvenirs or just comfortably sip steaming hot coffee. During the stop on Market Square, we will admire Uspenski Cathedral, the largest Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe. With its golden cupolas and redbrick facade, the cathedral is one of the clearest symbols of the Russian impact on Finnish history. We can’t imagine any tour without meeting with one particular famous lady - Havis Amanda, which is the most popular nude figure and the granite fountain. Free time in the city.
• We invite everyone to have a dinner in the Finnish restaurant (50 euro)
Restaurant Zetor - a little countryside in the center of Helsinki! A place where you can enjoy food or drink around long village tables and among tractors. The menu of food and drinks is full of Finnish spirit. Large portions of Finnish cuisine.
Savotta restaurant is an interesting Scandinavian cuisine restaurant. Once you get here, you get into a place filled with a truly Finnish atmosphere. It is located on Senate Square, near the Senaatintori tram stop. The menu offers a wide variety of fish dishes and, of course, bread cheese, which is considered one of the delicacies of local cuisine. All dishes here are prepared from the freshest local products. The interior of the restaurant with a low arched white ceiling and a fence along the walls recreates the atmosphere of antiquity. This is a quiet place with a summer open veranda and cozy wooden furniture, where you can have a good time.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Departure by ferry to Suomenlinna for the excursion "Secrets of the sea fortress of Sveaborg"
Suomenlinna (Sveaborg) Sea Fortress, built two and a half centuries ago, also known as the Gibraltar of the North, belongs to the list of UNESCO World Heritage, is one of the most popular attractions in Finland. During the tour you will learn about the history and the structure of the largest fortress in the Baltic Sea. Visiting historical places in the two islands and Kustaanmiekka fortress will make you learn a lot about the mysterious history of the castle, old tunnels and casemates of the fort and set of island guns. Discover the secrets of the sea fortress Suomenlinna. Return to Helsinki
We invite you to visit:
•Unique Lapland (55 euro) – Experience the winter and snow in at any time of the year! Unique Lapland has brought the wonderful Lapland winter into the city of Helsinki. Snow attractions and activities are available in any weather: igloos, ice sculptures, sliding hill, kick-sledding and tandem skiing. Everything is built indoors using snow and ice. Weather forecast of the day is always -3 degrees Celsius, no wind and steady weather conditions. Includes: transfers, visit to the Winter World, free welcome drink from the Ice Glass (juice) in the Ice Bar, free use of kick sledges, sliding hill and tandem skis; thermal clothing and boots during the stay.
Breakfast in the hotel. Tour «Medieval Porvoo».
The small town Porvoo, located about an hour's drive from Helsinki, certainly attracts many tourists from all over the world especially for its unique historic part of the Old City. Here we will start our walking excursion, which will cover the whole historical town center. The city's explore start with the old bridge. It has a magnificent view of the Old Town, cathedral and shore barns. Before you have an opportunity to explore the old town of Porvoo and to get souvenirs, we will go on walking sightseeing tour and will visit the most important places of this picturesque town. After a walk through the city we go to Haikko, which is mentioned in chronicles in 1362 and is the latest cradle of the Romanovs, the birthplace of Prince Vladimir Kirillovitch heir to the throne. Haikko is famous place in Finland. The estate was frequently one of the largest Finnish artists Albert Edelfelt. Manor today turned into a fashionable hotel and restaurant offers gourmet dishes dresses recognized as the best in Finland chef. The house is reproduced in the authentic atmosphere of the last century country estate ... But still primarily a mansion famous for being related to the Russian Imperial family.
Return to Helsinki
We invite you to visit:
•Visit Finnish sauna (30 euro) In the homeland of hot steam, the number of saunas has long ago left behind the number of cars, having exceeded 3.2 million with a population of 5.5 million people. Saunas on the roofs, basements, schools, swimming pools, apartments, yachts, buses and trailers - the flight of imagination of the inhabitants of Finland is truly limitless.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to the Espoo city.
Excursion to the Finnish nature park Haltia. Haltia (or Elf in English). Haltia is a new type of visitor center, bringing all of Finland’s nature under one roof and closer to the visitor through both the building’s facilities and its stunning exhibitions. Nature from all over Finland can be experienced in the Helsinki region! The Haltia building was designed by the architect Rainer Mahlamäki, who was inspired by the tales of Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. The design enables man and nature to come together peacefully and harmoniously. The center signals a new era in wood building, for it is the first public building in Finland built entirely of CLT wood elements. The environment has been taken into account in Haltia facilities and activities like through skillful design and the latest ecological solutions. Among other features, the building is heated and cooled with energy derived from the sun and the earth. The main exhibition offers a comprehensive nature experience. It leads you from the Finnish Archipelago to the tops of the fells in Lapland – to all 39 of Finland’s national parks. You will experience the beauty and magic of the four seasons in all their glory and get a taste of nature’s power of creation with a touch of mythology from the Kalevala.
Return to Helsinki.
We invite you to visit:
•Scenic cruise (30 euro) On the beautiful route of the sightseeing cruise we will see the most beautiful coastal lines of Helsinki and many fantastic attractions, including the historical sea fortress of Suomenlinna, the Helsinki Zoo on the island of Korkeasaari, the impressive fleet of icebreakers and of course the Degerö canal. Along the way, we will also hear about the fascinating history of Helsinki.
Breakfast. Check-out from the hotel.
Walk in the Design district. During the tour are visited not only interesting representatives of famous brands, but also little-known designers who are definitely worthy of your attention. In addition to the Artek store, you can also get acquainted with the famous for its refreshing patterns and customs of Kauniste, as well as the design shop and gallery of Lokal, founded by photographer Katya Hagelstam. During the route, the Museum of Design and Hotel Torni are also visited. We will see real Finnish design and style, as well as with people standing behind the shelves of designer boutiques.
Group transfers to the airport.
Price per person in euro
May, June, August
May, June, September
Accommodation in hotel (3*/4*)
Group transfer 1 day, 5 days
Services of a certified guide
Transportation services according to the program
Price does not include:
Supplement for SNGL: 3 * - 180 euro / tour, 4 * - 210 euro / tour
Entrance tickets (church in the rock 3 euro, Haltia - 10/5 euro, Suomenlinna Fortress Museum - 6.5 / 4 euros)
Private transfer from / to the airport - 70 Euro /car
Private transfer from / to railway station - 50 Euro /car
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