Helsinki Art and Architecture tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

186322


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Finnish (fluent), Swedish (conversational)

Hviträsk tour


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.

Itinerary

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

Transportation

A/C Car with a driver and guide

What’s Included

A/C Car with a driver and guide ( Susanna ) for 5,5 hour. Entrance fees to Hviträsk and Tarvaspää museum. Guided tour in Hviträsk ( museum guide ).
Helsinki citytour inc. visit in Rock Church and Senate Square. You' ll also see Finlandia Hall, National museum and Sibelius Monument.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EURO - if you want buy some drinks and small souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Drinks and snacks.

Restrictions

I don't drive but I arrange car or van with driver.

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