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Welcome to the magnificent land of Finland. Discover the precious gems of Helsinki, the unsurpassed beauty of the wild nature in the Finnish Lakeland and experience unique Suomi culture with our private tour of Finland.

* Note for Heritage tours: If you're traveling to Finland with our Heritage program, talk to your destination specialist about available Heritage activities.
City:
Helsinki, Turku, Savonlinna
Duration:
7 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$2,337
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Helsinki

Welcome to the capital of Finland - Helsinki! Upon arrival your driver transfers you to your modern well-designed hotel for check-in.

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Day 2
Helsinki City Tour

After breakfast your private guide takes you on a wonderful 4-hour Helsinki sightseeing tour to show you the best this city has to offer. Be sure that you will see all major attractions, including the beautiful Old Town and the famous Market Square. The highlight of the tour is a Vintage tram ride.

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Day 3
Turku City Tour & Evening Cruise

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and head to the railway station to enjoy a 2-hour train trip to Turku.

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Day 4
Archipelago Trip

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to beautiful archipelago located nearby Turku.

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Day 5
Transfer to Savonlinna

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station to board the train to Savolinna famous for its picturesque nature

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Day 6
Savonlinna City Tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have an exciting city tour around the most outstanding landmarks of Savonlinna, including the famous Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Olavinlinna Castle.

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Day 7
Transfer to Helsinki & Departure

This is the final day of your amazing Finland adventure. Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the train station to get a train back to Helsinki.

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Price

$2,337
Deposit $500
Private tour
Based on double occupancy

What's included

  • Luxury accommodation at remarkable hotels in the most fascinating regions of Finland - Helsinki, Turku, Savonlinna;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport and hotel transfers according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English speaking guides;
  • Train Helsinki - Turku, Turku - Savonlinna, Savonlinna - Helsinki;
  • Archipelago Evening Cruise with dinner;
  • Visit to Turku Archipelago with overnight;
  • Visit to the Savonlinna Provincial Museum & Olavinlinna Castle;
  • Day cruise around Lakeland;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.


Not included: flights, other meals, optional tours & services, all personal expenses.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Helsinki

Welcome to the capital of Finland - Helsinki! Upon arrival your driver transfers you to your modern well-designed hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free, so you can relax in your room, have dinner in a local restaurant or start exploring the nearby attractions.

No meals included.

Day 2: Helsinki City Tour

After breakfast your private guide takes you on a wonderful 4-hour Helsinki sightseeing tour to show you the best this city has to offer. During the tour you see all major attractions, including the beautiful Old Town and famous Market Square, and take a short tram ride around the city.

Note: If your tour falls on weekends from May 14th to September, a regular tram ride will be replaced with a vintage tram ride that will provide you with an opportunity to experience city highlights in the old motor car of 1909.

The rest of the day is free for you to continue exploring the city on your own. Overnight in your hotel in Helsinki.

Optional tour #1: Modern Helsinki (4 hours)

During this tour you will be able to explore one of the most famous museums of modern art in Europe - the Kiasma Museum. Then you will experience the atmosphere of the Rock Church and a famous Sibellius Monument. You finish the tour with an exploration of a popular Design district - an absolutely must-visit place as it has plenty of unique stores available only in Helsinki.

Optional tour #2: Authentic Finland (4 hours)

During the tour you visit a typical Finnish farm where you will witness the daily routine of contemporary Finnish farmers and see the herds of various animals. After that you will proceed to an open air museum of Seurasaari where you will be able to explore the traditional Finnish way of life that is displayed in the form of wooden houses, churches, farmsteads and manors of the past 4 centuries that have been taken here from all around Finland. This tour is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the traditional Finnish culture!

Optional tour #3: Nuuksio National Park & Porvoo (8 hours)

Enjoy the unique trip to Finnish nature. First, you will explore Nuuksio National Park which is the one of the 10 top nature attractions of the country. You can join a number of optional activities there, including canoeing and hiking. Later you head to Porvoo to explore the most famous attractions of this unique Finland's city. After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Turku City Tour & Evening Cruise

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and head to the railway station to enjoy a 2-hour train trip to Turku. Upon arrival your private driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. After having some rest you meet your private guide who takes you on a wonderful 3-hour sightseeing tour around the most outstanding city attractions.

Right after the tour we have prepared a surprise for you - a Loistokari evening cruise. A tasty tapas plate will whet your appetite on the way to Loistokari. Upon arrival at the island you are served a dinner buffet, including a variety of fresh, homemade smoked fish with a selection of delicious accompaniments. This evening would not be complete without a barbecue prepared by the crew on the open-flame grill of Loistokari that is about three meters long.

After the cruise you return to your hotel.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

Day 4: Archipelago Trip

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to beautiful archipelago located nearby Turku. Upon arrival you check in to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can walk along the pier, sunbathe on sandy beach or just relax by the shore of the sea.

Overnight in your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Transfer to Savonlinna

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station to board the train to Savolinna famous for its picturesque nature. You will enjoy a fascinating 6,5-hour ride across the whole Finland contemplating the magnificent scenery passing by your window.

Upon arrival your driver takes you to your centrally-located hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to have a good rest after the journey or start exploring the surrounding area on your own.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Savonlinna City Tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have an exciting city tour around the most outstanding landmarks of Savonlinna, including the famous Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Olavinlinna Castle.

Later you have the unique chance to enhance your experience of the region taking a magnificent 1,5-hour boat ride around Lake Saimaa.

Optional tour: Savonlinna Opera Festival

Visit the famous Savonlinna Opera Festival that is held annually at the medieval Olavinlinna (St. Olaf's Castle). Over the years this Finnish cultural event has grown into an international festival lasting for a month. It attracts an annual total audience of around 60,000 and engage the best Finnish talents and musicians from abroad. The festival is an all-round experience made up of first-class opera performances and concerts, the unique atmosphere of a medieval castle and the beautiful town of Savonlinna in summer, set amid lakes, islands and forests.

The rest of the day is free for you to dine in one of the local restaurants, walk along the lake shore or just relax in your hotel room.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7: Transfer to Helsinki & Departure

This is the final day of your amazing Finland adventure. Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the train station to get a train back to Helsinki.

Upon arrival you are transferred to the airport for your flight back home. You are leaving with ultimate experience and bright memories, fascinated by the beauty of Finland. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Luxury accommodation at remarkable hotels in the most fascinating regions of Finland - Helsinki, Turku, Savonlinna;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport and hotel transfers according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English speaking guides;
  • Train Helsinki - Turku, Turku - Savonlinna, Savonlinna - Helsinki;
  • Archipelago Evening Cruise with dinner;
  • Visit to Turku Archipelago with overnight;
  • Visit to the Savonlinna Provincial Museum & Olavinlinna Castle;
  • Day cruise around Lakeland;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.


Not included: flights, other meals, optional tours & services, all personal expenses.

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is often referred to as a city of contrasts: Eastern and Western influences, dramatically varied daylight conditions and silence in the middle of an urban jam.

Nuuksio National Park, Helsinki, Finland

Nuuksio National Park is a spectacular piece of wilderness in the middle of Helsinki metropolitan area, encompassing beautiful valleys, steep ravines and over 80 small lakes and ponds.

Turku, Finland

Turku is Finland's oldest town settled in the 13th century and was once its capital. It lies on the Gulf of Bothnia in the area where the successors to the Swedish Vikings landed in the 12th century.

Archipelago National Park, Finland

Coastal Finland has the world’s biggest archipelago, enriched by old wooden towns, lighthouses, historical manors and stone churches, and of course large national parks.

Savonlinna, Finland

Savonlinna is a small town in southeast Finland, in the heart of the Saimaa lake region close to the Russian border, spread on four islands between lakes.

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Package type Price
Private tour

Based on double occupancy

$2,337
Deposit $500