City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.
Maximum travelers: 8
English (advanced), Finnish (fluent), Swedish (conversational)
This tour takes you to Hviträsk , the artist home of three Finnish architects Eliel Saarinen, Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren. After a visit in Hviträsk you visit Tarvaspää, the Atelier home of Akseli Gallen-Kallela. You'll also see buildings designed by Alvar Aalto and Eliel Saarinen ( Finlandia Hall, Railway Station and National museum ) in Helsinki city center. You'll also visit the famous Rock Church designed by Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen.
Outside the cruise terminal gate or hotel you' ll meet your guide and driver. We drive about 40 mins to Hviträsk where you have guided tour inside museum. After visit we continue our tour to Tarvaspää ( 30 mins drive ) and you can visit this beautiful atelier home of Akseli Gallen-Kallela. After a short coffee break we'll come back to Helsinki and you see the most important sights like Sibelius Monument , Rock Church and Senate Square. You'll also see some buildings designed by Eliel Saarinen and Alvar Aalto. At the end we drive back to your cruiseship or hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise terminal or hotel
End location: Cruise terminal or hotel
Duration: 6 hours
A/C Car with a driver and guide
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 EURO - if you want buy some drinks and small souvenirs.
I don't drive but I arrange car or van with driver.