Finland Holidays

There are a lot to see and a lot do in the beautiful country - Finland. The following programs are the most popular holiday products in Finland. You can book these products or just contact with us for a tailor-make Scandinavia Holiday.
Welcome to Finland!
Day 01: Arrive in Helsinki.
Day 02: Helsinki City (1550).
Visit the Historical Landmarks and Cultural Masterpieces.
Day 03: Helsinki-Turku (168km, 1 h 55 min).
Turku (13th Century), the Oldest City in Finland
Day 04: Departure Turku

Helsinki Cathedral (1852)

Helsinki Cathedral is the most symbolic building of Helsinki. It is the core and climax of the city center designed by the famous German architect Carl Ludvig Engel in 1815.

Helsinki Olympic Stadium (1952)

The Helsinki Olympic Stadium is the venue of the 1952 Summer Olympics. The stadium is still hosting international sports events and big concerts such as World Athletics Championships in 2005, the European Athletics Championships in 1971, 1994 and 2012.

Temppeliaukio Church (1969) (Church of the Rock or Rock Church)

The unique Lutheran church is designed by architects and brothers Timo Suomalainen and Tuomo Suomalainen. The church has an amazing copper dome and it is built directly into solid rock. Every year, half a million tourists visited the popular Temppeliaukio Church.

Finlandia Hall (1971)

Finlandia Hall is one of the masterpieces of the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto - one of the world pioneers of architectural functionalism.

Sibelius Monument (1967)

Sibelius Monument, sculptured by famous Finish artist Eila Hiltunen, is dedicated to the famous Finish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). It consists of series of more than 600 hollow steel pipes welded together in a wave-like pattern.

Open-Air Market

Helsinki’s open-air market is located at the heart of the city and facing directly to the Baltic Sea. In a relaxing atmosphere, you can find traditional Finish foods and treats, handicrafts and souvenirs here. Open-air cafe shops in summertime are great places to sit and soak up the sun, and in wintertime heated cafe tents let you comfortably sip steaming hot coffee even in the coldest weather.

Turku (13th Century), the Oldest City in Finland

Turku is the former capital and the oldest city of Finland. The city served as the capital of Finland for more than 600 hundred years during the Swedish ruling period. In 2011, Turku was designated as the European Capital of Culture.

Turku Castle (1280)

Turku Castle is the largest surviving medieval building in Finland (dated back in the year of 1280). Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle are the oldest buildings which are still in use in Finland.
The Swedish King Eric XIV and his queen Karin Mansdotter, were kept as prisoners in the Turku Castle after they were dethroned by the King’s stepmother Queen Dowager Catherine in 1568.

Turku Cathedral (13th century)

Turku Cathedral was built by late 13th century. The Cathedral is regarded as the most important religious building in Finland which witnessed many important events in the nation's history and has become one of the city's most recognizable symbols.
It is a very good choice to take the cruise from Turku to Stockholm. There are daily departures from Turku to Stockholm and return.

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