Between culture and nature in South Finland

Discover the wealth of southern parts of Finland between sea landscapes, historic towns and luxuriant nature in the boreal taiga. After visiting the Finnish capital, immerse yourself in the heart of history by taking the road to the west by the coast. You will discover a rich cultural heritage attested by churches, castles and fortresses. After a bath of culture, take a bath of nature across the Great Lakes region. End your stay in a typical cottage at a lake to enjoy the good Finnish life.

Programme

  • Jour 1 PARIS - HELSINKI

    PARIS - HELSINKI Arrival at Helsinki airport, a rental car is waiting for you. Spend the evening at leisure. Helsinki, also called the daughter of the Baltic by finnish people is located in a beautiful environment surrounded by nature and rocked by the breeze of the Gulf of Finland. It is a dynamic city, clean, with impressive architecture, with vegetation. The atmosphere that prevails in this city reveals you its charm.

    Accommodation : Hotel in city-center, twin room

  • Jour 2 Helsinki / Ekenäs/ Hankö / Mathildedal

    Helsinki / Ekenäs/ Hankö / Mathildedal Today, drive on the King’s road to get to Hanko: This road was formerly used by kings and merchants who were traveling between Norway and Russia. This road remains strongly marked by the history of a country located at the crossroads between East and West. Make a detour to Ekenäs and go walking in the old town, there you will also have the oportunity to admire the archipelago of 1,300 islands that surrounds the city. You will arrive on the peninsula where you can enjoy the Finnish coast. By late afternoon, drive to Mathildedal where you can unpacked for two nights.

    Accommodation : B&B, twin room
    Transport : 200km

  • Jour 3 Teijo National park

    Teijo National park Enjoy the surrounding nature, do not hesitate to rent a boat with motor, a fishing rod or a bike! It is possible to organize boat trips to the islands. In Mathildedal, you are at the edge of Teijo National Park. Inhale deeply and hike on the colored paths of wild berries and mushrooms.

    Accommodation : B&B, twin room

  • Jour 4 Turku, former Finnish capital

    Turku, former Finnish capital Take the road and go through the Halikko bay that immerses you into the atmosphere of a Norwegian fjord. Discover the surroundings of Turku and enjoy the bird life of its 20 000 islands. Maybe you will observe guillemots, eiders, terns or gulls nesting in the area in summer. You can take the "road of the archipelago tour ': 250 kms through the islands where people speak Swedish and Finnish. This archipelago is inhabited for centuries by fishermen, lighthouse keepers and tags, sailors, there were even once smugglers. You will discover beautiful natural landscapes, some islands are only rocks covered with shrubs and lichens. Life is punctuated by the passage of postal ships, water taxis and shuttles that bring food. For the sportsmen, there is the possibility to rent kayaks to visit from the sea this beautiful place. For the contemplatives, many museums worth visiting in particular those in ancient sailboats.

    Accommodation : Villa in the area/ twin hotel room
    Transport : 145 kms

  • Jour 5 Go to the heart of nature

    Go to the heart of nature Before going a bit further in the lands, have a stop at the small port of Naantali to stroll in the old charming city. Walk along the coastline up to Rauma and its old city on the UNESCO heritage. Take the road again for some time and admire the wonders of the Finnish parks: forests, lakes and rivers in serenity. Traditional saunas is also part of this magic scenery.

    Accommodation : Cabins for 2 or cabins for 4 (2 twin rooms)
    Transport : 300 kms

  • Jour 6 Finnish art of living

    Finnish art of living Wish to try Finnish art of living? So rent fishing equipment and enjoy the tranquility of the lakes to catch a pike on your boat before taking a sauna. If you want large spaces, two national parks open to you: Helvetinjärvi and Seitseminen national park, do not hesitate!

  • Jour 7 Tampere

    Tampere After a nice break in the forest, drive to Tampere, a surprising city. Then take the road to the south to Akaa for a final stop in a charming B & B

    Accommodation : B&B, twin room
    Transport : 115 kms

  • Jour 8 Flight back home

    Flight back home Drive to Helsinki airport. Returning your rental car and take your flight back to Paris.

    Transport : 140 kms

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Prix

The price "from" is per person and based on a two persons group during the middle season. Feel free to contact us for a specific quotation.

Ce budget est indiqué par personne, selon disponibilité. Votre agent local vous fera parvenir un devis personnalisé avec le prix exact. En effet, ce dernier peut varier en fonction de plusieurs éléments (disponibilité, niveaux de prestations, période, nb de participants, délai de réservation et bien d’autres encore).

Le prix comprend

Prices include :
- Accommodation : Hotel, B&B : 7 nights (twin or double)
- Breakfast 
- Car rental 

Le prix ne comprend pas

Price does not include : 
- Diner or lunch
- Gasoline
- Drinks
- Personal fees (like museum or activity)

Vols internationaux

Before booking your flights, contact our advisors so that they can validate your flight plan, before any purchase.

Conditions de paiement et d'annulation

BILLING
Once your reservation is registered, we send you your invoice by e-mail. The balance must be received at least 30 days before your arrival date. If the balance of the trip has not arrived within these deadlines, Norwide Finland Oy reserves the right to cancel the reservation without compensation

ANNULATION 
If for any reason, you must cancel your trip, the amounts you have paid will be refunded to you subject to the following deductions:
- Cancellation more than 30 days before the departure date: No cancellation fees. Except if costs were incurred with your written agreement to guarantee tailor-made services (hotels, domestic flights, activities ...) .These fees would then be entirely due
- Cancellation from 30 days to 21 days before the date of departure: 30% of the price of the trip will be retained plus all non-refundable expenses and reserved with your agreement (domestic flights, entries of sites, activities ...)
- Cancellation within 20 days of departure date: 70% of the price of the trip will be retained plus all non-refundable expenses and reserved with your agreement (domestic flights, entries of sites, activities ...)

You must inform us of your cancellation decision in writing (e-mail, letter or fax). It is the date of receipt of your request that will determine the date of your cancellation. These specific conditions will be served on your confirmation of your cancellation. If Norwide Finland OY is obliged to cancel a group departure, due to the insufficient number of participants, the decision will be taken and the clients informed no later than 21 days before departure. Norwide Finland OY may also cancel a departure due to exceptional events, including cases of force majeure (volcanic eruptions, social events, strikes, bad weather) that may affect the safety of participants. In these cases the participants will be refunded in full the sums they have paid without being able to claim any compensation.

Assurance

We do not offer travel insurance. We strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance and take with you on your trip the documents related to your insurance (insurance contract, emergency number, your insurance company details ...)

Why take out travel insurance? Contact your insurance company or bank who will be able to offer travel insurance. This is highly recommended because it will allow you to travel light-hearted!
Remember to take out insurance that will cover you against the cancellation of your trip (death, illness, professional transfer, loss / theft of your passport ...), your luggage (loss / theft, late delivery ...) but also the repatriation if an accident occurred during your trip.

Infos pratiques

Visa


No visa required for European citizens. For other nationalities, inquire at the consulate or embassy.

Carte d'identité


Inquire at the consulate or embassy.
If you are traveling with your children, please note that minors, regardless of their age, must also have an individual identity card or an individual passport. A minor traveling alone, with an identity card or an individual passport, no longer needs an exit permit. If the child, traveling with an identity card, is accompanied by a parent with a name other than his, it will have to be provided with a document (family record book) proving filiation.
As of January 1, 2014 , the validity period of the national identity card increases from 10 to 15 years for adults (over 18 years). The five-year extension for identity cards concerns: - new secure identity cards (laminated cards) issued from 1 January 2014 to adults. - secure identity cards issued (plastic cards) between January 2, 2004 and December 31, 2013 to adults
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  • Experte de la destination, origine finlandaise
  • Dix ans d'experience dans le tourisme
  • Passionnée des sports nature et d'aventure
  • Francophone
  • Anglophone
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Code
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