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Culture and Local Life | Ode to Finnish Spirit and Culture - ideal for Stop Over package

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Take a peak beyond Helsinki and enjoy a tour which truly lead you to the origins of the Finnish spirit and culture! The tour includes relaxing in nature, Finnish gastronomy and brewery products, architecture and design and Finnish sauna. Only one hour away from the city of Helsinki and its airport.

Day 1
Arrival in Helsinki and drive with a rental car to Asikkala. Accommodation in a log cabin by Lake Päijänne, the second largest lake in Finland. After arrival, slow walk to the nearby forest. At the forest you’ll experience the powers of the nature and discover how to find the most common edible plants with a professional guide. Free evening.

Day 2
Morning starts with a visit to Kinnari Farm – a charming farm and farm shop owned by the 14th generation of Kinnari family. This unique visit shows you the secrets of grinding rye flour and baking gingerbreads with a new twist: Finnish rye! In the afternoon, join a guided walking tour which explores the wooden architecture park with amazing architectural pieces and Sibelius Hall at the Lahti harbour. After the guided tour, it’s time to do some shopping and join a brewery tour for local craft beer and whiskey. The day ends with Finnish sauna treatment with relaxing whisking and whisk massage! After the sauna, it’s time to enjoy the Finnish sauna menu.

Day 3
Breakfast at the cabin and drive back to Helsinki.

Duration: 2 nights / 3 days
Group size: Min. 6 persons
Availability: On request 1.5.-30.9.2019 and 1.5.-30.9.2020
Optionals: Visit to a local home

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