The Finnish Lake District
The Finnish Lake District is an absolute labyrinth of islands, canals, lakes and rivers surrounded by hundreds of kilometres of forest resulting in a breathtakingly beautiful expanse. Nature is a huge part of the Finnish identity and something for which they can be justly proud. Immerse yourself in this staggering region and enjoy the sense of wellbeing also enjoyed by the Finns themselves.
Day 1: Helsinki On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Helsinki Private tour of Helsinki, the capital of Finland, also known as the "White City of the North". You will learn more about Finland, its culture, history, traditions and much more. See Senate Square with the famous Cathedral, the Market Square, the orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, Olympic Stadium, Parliament, Finlandia hall, Sibelius Monument and the unique Temppeliaukio Church which is also known as 'the Church In The Rock' (subject to opening - entrance fee included).
Day 3: Helsinki > Lappeenranta In the morning, make your own way to Helsinki train station. Board your direct train to Lappeenranta, located beside Lake Saimaa, showcasing a complex system of channels, little lakes, rivers and islands in the south-east of Finland. Make your own way to the hotel and the afternoon is at leisure to discover the city and its lake.
Day 4: Lappeenranta > Mikkeli > Jarvisydan Make your own way to the train station and board your train to Mikkeli. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the hotel.
Day 5: Jarvisydan Free day to enjoy the spa, relax on the private white sandy beach or take a walk in the surrounding woodlands.
Day 6: Jarvisydan > Mikkeli > Helsinki Transfer to Mikkeli train station and board your direct train to Helsinki central station. Arrangements conclude on arrival.
• Tailor-made journey • 5 nights' accommodation • Private city tour Helsinki • Arrival airport transfer Helsinki • Return private transfers Mikkeli > Hotel • Train tickets Helsinki > Lappeenranta > Mikkeli > Helsinki • 5 breakfasts and 2 dinners
Pricing (per person) $NZD