Local Experience, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor
Kid Friendly: Yes. Please let me know if children are under 10 years old so we can consider this when planning a dinner menu.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (fluent), Finnish (fluent), German (conversational), Russian (basic), Swedish (advanced)
Welcome to Enjoy Authentic Nordic Cuisine - Tasty, Healthy and Local!
I am happy to invite you to enjoy an exceptional Nordic dinner experience in Helsinki. I and my wife are both passionate about good food and love to cook local flavors for new international friends.
Our home is in a traditional 1930's wooden house in a very beautiful district. During the evening I and my wife prepare a delicious three course meal from classic Finnish ingredients. You can enjoy a glass of wine or beer by a cozy fireplace while you wait a 4-star meal is prepared for you.
Starter and dessert are based on local specialties (seasonal wild mushrooms, fish, and berries) and a main course is always fresh local fish (by request vegetarian option possible). If you wish you can also get hands on with cooking and learn some secrets of traditional Nordic cuisine. Over the meal we have a good time and you can learn about Finnish lifestyle, people, and history.
Tervetuloa! - Welcome!!!
I come to meet you at your hotel / accommodation and we drive to my home. If your hotel is located in the city center you get a short sightseeing at the same time.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I come to pick you up from your hotel, accommodation, Helsinki airport (HEL) or cruise ship terminal in Helsinki area.
End location: After the dinner a tour ends at my home. You can catch a taxi or public transportation to your accommodation. Taxi to Helsinki city center takes 15 minutes and costs 30 euro.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
My Saab 9-3 Station Wagon. The car is a spacious family car and comfortable for 3 adult passengers. (maximum is 4 passengers).
It is possible to book this tour also for 4 persons if 3 persons feel comfortable to travel on a car's back seat. Drive times are short - about 15 minutes long.
My services as your personal tour guide, driver and dinner host.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - For a taxi trip after the dinner back to your accommodation. Taxis accept also credit cards.
Please note that transfer back to a hotel is not included to a tour. You can catch a taxi or public transportation.