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Fam Trip to Turku Archipelago and Aland Islands 14.-18.8.2013

BY INVITATION ONLY

PROGRAMME

Wednesday 14 August

16:50 Arrival to Turku Airport.
17:15 Transfer by minibus to Kasnäs, Dragsfjärd. Snacks and beverages on the bus.
18:45 Check-in at Kasnäs Hotel
Spa, Saunas & Swimming pool
21:00 Archipelago dinner, presentation of Kasnäs, Ms Tanja Granlund

Thursday 15 August

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel (Baggagetransport by car. Leasure clothing and comfortable shoes)
09:30 Transfer by rib-boat to Bengtskär Lighthouse
10:45 Arriving to Bengtskär Lighthouse
11:00  Meet Paula – the Bengtskär Lighthouse keeper
12:30  Departure towards Högsåra Island
13:30  Arrival at Högsåra Island, short walk to Farmors café
14:00  Farmors fish soup lunch and famous cakes, coffee break
15:30  Transfer by rib-boat towards Pansar Island and Pensar Syd
17:00  Short tour of Pensar Syd, Ms Eva Johansson

Time to enjoy a hike in the woods of Pensar (picking blueberries/mushroom) a/o a Finnish sauna and swimming in the Baltic Sea. 

19:00  Rib-boat ride to island of Korpo
20:00  Arrival to Korpo
Check in at Hotel Korpoström - Presentation by Manager Ms. Pia Relanto
21.00  Dinner at restaurant Korpoström. Chef Jerome von Bremen.

Friday 16 August

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel
08:45 Taxi transport from Korpström to Galtby harbour
09:30 Ferry from Galtby Korpo towards Åland Islands
12:00 Arrival to Kökar. Meet Ms. Gabriella Nordlund.
12:30 Lunch at apple producer Peders Aplagård
13:30 Guided cycling tour (~10 kms) from apple producer Peders Aplagård to historical Hamnö chapel. Guide: Philip Hällund.
16:00 Transportation from Hamnö by boat via Kyrkogårdsö, Fortress of Bomarsund and Sviskär to accommodation in Silverskär. Presentation of Island hopping project “Eremitkojor and fiskelägen” by Johan Mörn.
20:30 Arrival to Silverskär island hotel
21:00 Dinner at Silverskär hotel

Saturday 17 August

08:00 Breakfast and morning sauna
10:00 Presentation about Shipwreck beer to be reproduced by Stallhagen 2014 and the Champagne cage in cooperations with Veuve Clicquot
11:00  Departure from Silverskär to Main Åland Island
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Check-in at m/s Viking Grace
Dinner and entertainment on board m/s Viking Grace
19:50 Arrival in Turku Harbour. Meet Ms Lotta Bäck  in the arrival hall.
Transfer and check in at Scandic Plaza
21:30 Welcome to Turku! Cocktails & Snacks/light dinner at one of Finland’s oldest restaurants Pinella

Sunday 18 August

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out
9:00 Guided Tour in Turku with an English-speaking guide, Ms. Katri Oldendorff

Turku has great city charm, possessing the status of the oldest city of Finland and the European Capital of Culture 2011. The city has a compact size and easy walking distance for exploring the exciting mixture of old and new. A large part of city life – main sights, restaurants and shops – is concentrated around the banks of the River Aura – the heart and soul of Turku.

12:00  Lunch at Restaurant Samppalinna
13:30  Transfer by bus to Turku Airport
13:55  Check-in at the airport
14:55  Flights home via Helsinki