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Alvar Aalto and Alma in Seinäjoki

Learn about Alvar Aalto's modern architecture & design with a private guide and stay in a Jugend style (Art Nouveau) hotel. Alvar Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer - an important figure of modern architecture. Seinäjoki cultural and administrative centre with six buildings belongs to his most remarkable achievements and is unique in the whole world. You'll stay at Hotel Alma which is built and furnished in rustic Jugend style as a recent extension to a historic restaurant building dating from 1909.

'Small Finland' in Helsinki

Do you want to see the whole of Finland, having spent just a couple of hours on your trip at the same time? Not only is this possible, but you won’t even need to leave the boundaries of Helsinki. Just a 15-minute drive from the city center, and you’ll find yourself in a completely different world. It seems that time has stood still here – there is no traffic noise, no city hustle. Discover the history of Helsinki and Finland with us!

600 Years from Turku to Åbo

The first bridge over the Aura River was built in Turku around 1414. This walking tour introduces you to the bridges of Turku, and takes you over and under them, while we explore the historical and modern existence of the bridges. Urban art can also be seen along the route. The tour is approximately 3 kilometres long.

A Day in UNESCO'S World Heritage Site

Korsholm Music Festival invites you to a guided full-day tour, including sightseeing, lunch, a concert and an excursion in the World Heritage Site! The day starts with a departure from Vaasa City Hall by bus with a guide. The bus takes you over the longest bridge in Finland, The Replot bridge, to a nice restaurant in the Replot archipelago, where you can enjoy a locally produced lunch. The concert takes place next to the sea, in an old Salting house. After the concert, it is possible to take a guided boat excursion or a walk to the lookout tower, Saltkaret.

A Guided Walking Tour in Naantali Old Town

In Naantali Old Town, every building has a name of its own. The tour strolls through the narrow streets of the charming Old Town, exploring also the history of convent life in Naantali. The tours start from just outside Naantali Tourist Information and last one hour. The price of the ticket includes a small souvenir and entrance to the Naantali Museum, where you will also find a miniature model of the convent.

A Typical Day at a Finnish Lake with a Visit to the Old Paper Factory in Verla

Departure from Porvoo at 9:00, stops at various locations, (Rutumi’s Manor, antique shops, etc.) and a Finnish lunch. Arrival in our little paradise, where we spend a typical Finnish day and relax. Afternoon visit to the museum of Verla. A little drink by the lake, preparing a “bastu kvast”… Sauna preparations, BBQ for dinner. Sauna by the lake and relaxation activities. Possibility to stay late in the evening and then return to Porvoo.

A Typical Day in Finland (6–7 hours)

Discover the old city of Porvoo, Finnish history and culture, and our silent Nature. After lunch in a very nice restaurant, you will walk along the river and in the empire part of the city. In the afternoon we visit nice spots with beautiful views. Then we depart to an island located 25 km south of Porvoo. We will prepare the sauna, relax, and live in the moment. Enjoy the solitude of your own beach. Later we will have a BBQ at the same location and spend the rest of the day in our little paradise before returning to Porvoo, where the day ends.

Amazing Medieval Porvoo City Tour (4h)

The small town of Porvoo, an hour's drive from Helsinki, certainly attracts many tourists from all over the world, especially for its unique Old Town. We start our walking excursion here, and cover the whole historical town centre. We will explore the city and see the Cathedral, Holm House, Old Town Hall and other attractions. After the tour, you will have an opportunity to buy souvenirs or have lunch. Your guide will show you the best places for souvenirs along with instructions to our meeting point. Duration: 4 hours.

Archipelago Trail Cycling

A four day (five nights) circular cycling tour in the amazing Turku Archipelago. Enjoy the unique scenery, silence and fresh air. The daily cycling distances are moderate, max. 50 km and suitable for most cyclists. You can also ask for a electronic bike.

Big Sightseeing Tour in Helsinki

This tour takes first the tram route and runs through all the wonderful places of the city. With your very own eyes, you will see the Senate Square, the Cathedral, walk through Central Park and will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee in an old café. Additionally, you will see Silvio Berlusconi's monument in Helsinki and learn, how this Italian politician earned the love of the Finnish citizens. You will visit an old brewery and the oldest churches of the city along with the Old Market Hall, which was designed in resemblance of the Tsarist Russia Markets.

Champagne for the Tsar

This tour shows you everything that Emperor Alexander I of Russia saw and experienced on his visits to Turku. At the end of the tour you'll be treated to an imperial snack at Café Art, located on the bank of the Aura River. Tour participants receive the book "The Rulers of Turku" as a memento.

Citi-Tunes Music Walk

Citi-Tunes™ is a 3 hour city walk to the major attractions in Helsinki with music and tunes from Finland. The attractions and parts of the city come alive with tunes and songs related to the history, the people and the present day culture in Finland. You will be guided by an authorized Helsinki guide, enjoy favorite tunes and songs from Finland and explore the beautiful city center on foot and by tram. A high quality audio system with individual headphones and receiver assures good listening quality.

Cosy Day

This is your chance to try local life instead of being a tourist. You will spend four hours with your private local host. You will be shown around in their neighborhoods and introduced to their favorite places. Delve into the Finnish lifestyle and peek inside a real local home.

Culture City Break in Seinäjoki

Explore the city of Alvar Aalto's architecture on wheels! The Aalto Centre complex, designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto, forms an architectonic unit - unique in all over the world. In addition our handicraft shops with local handicrafts are worth visiting. The package includes one night's accommodation in a double room with lunch or dinner in Seinäjoki, private guided walking tour (1,5h) in the Alvar Aalto Centre, entrance fee to the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd Museum, presentation of the Kaarakka Handicrafts House with time for shopping and a rental bike for 24 h.

Custom Tour

Challenge us! Send us an e-mail and request for a tour customized for your liking. We have a lot of itineraries to combine on short notice in order to offer you an exclusive experience. If you have something specific in mind, it is best to give us 1 to 3 weeks to organise everything before your arrival. Waiting for you will be a tour that is guaranteed to surpass all of your expectations. Contact us and let’s cook up something cool together!

Cycling Holiday in Southwest Finland – Self-Guided 9 Days / 8 Nights

9-day self-guided cycling holiday in Southwest Finland will bring you from Salo to Kimitoön, passing Teijo National Park and lovely countryside all the way south out to the Archipelago National Park. You cycle along small countryside roads, forest paths and scenic cycle routes. Besides the beautiful and varying nature and scenery, there is much to see and experience along the route; small, lively villages with culturohistorical ironworks buildings, mills, red ochre houses, and the majestic Bengtskär lighthouse. Enjoy the calm atmosphere – and of course the Finnish sauna!

Cycling to the Åland Islands – Self-Guided 8 Days / 7 Nights

8-day self-guided cycling holiday in the Turku Archipelago and Åland Islands. This tour is an enjoyable mix of cycling and ferry crossings. You cycle along the historic Great Mail Route. Shaped by the ice age, this beautiful Finnish archipelago consists of thousands of islands and islets. The enchanting sea, the barren outer islands, and unbroken peace offer you an atmosphere where you can totally relax. You will also find old villages and idyllic harbors as well as fascinating towns and attractions. A wonderful cruise from Mariehamn to Turku will finish your tour.

Day with a Local

Explore Helsinki with a local! A Local is your host and tour guide of the day (6 hours). You can choose what you would like to do or leave the planning to a Local. Your day is a combination of local life and highlights of Helsinki. Interaction with a Local is the key element. You will discuss about the topics you are interested in and there is enough time for taking photos and enjoying the atmosphere. You can meet the Local in the port or hotel lobby for your convenience.

Design Walk

On a guided walk to Design District Helsinki you can learn how design became a lifestyle for Finns. We visit classic brands like Artek known of Alvar Aalto and Marimekko and dive deeply to the design quarter to meet the fresh faces of Finnish design.

Discovering Finland in Porvoo (6–7 hours)

Explore the old city of Porvoo, learn about its history, and walk along the old streets and forest paths. Then we will visit a local shop and buy all produce we need to cook Finnish specialties together. Upon our arrival to the kitchen, a professional chef will explain how we will proceed during the next hours. The chef will tell us where the recipes come from and what they contain. Everyone will participate and several dishes will be made simultaneously. When everything is ready, we will taste the dishes together in an atmosphere of pure Finnish bliss.