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Helsinki. Finland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 26 27 34 45 59 66 70 66 56 46 36 30
Average Low 16 15 23 31 41 49 53 51 43 36 28 20
Average Rainfall 1.8 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.7 1.8 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Finnish Markka
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FIM
Visa requirement
No
Turku. Finland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 26 27 34 45 59 67 69 67 56 47 37 30
Average Low 17 16 22 30 40 49 54 51 44 37 29 20
Average Rainfall 1.8 1.2 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.7 3 3.4 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.3
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Finnish Markka
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FIM
Visa requirement
No
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Finland Highlights

6 Days/4 Nights - from $1,760 per person including airfare from East Coast
This 6-day self-drive tour of Finland lets you experience highlights of Finnish history and culture, as well as maritime treasures. Pick up your rental car when you arrive in Helsinki, the capital city. Drive around the city and visit sites such as Finlandia Hall and Parliament House. The next day, follow the King’s Road and drive to Porvoo with its cobblestone Old Town and medieval church. Continue the following day to Turku, the oldest town in Finland, famous for its cultural scene, maritime atmosphere and archipelago region. A short drive takes you to Naantali, holiday capital of Finland, where history, art, music and the sea play an essential role. Continue to Tuusula, convenient to the airport for the next day, arriving at Krapi estate, located amid a nationally prestigious cultural environment at the start of the first Finnish museum road. Starting at $1760 per person, including airfare from the East Coast.

Day 1 – USA/Helsinki
Depart from the East Coast on Icelandair flight to Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

Day 2 - Helsinki
Arrive at Helsinki airport and pick up your rental car. You may drive around Helsinki and get to know the city. Recommended visits include Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument and the underground church. (Sokos Presidentti or similar)

Day 3 - Helsinki/Porvoo (35 miles)
This morning, perhaps visit Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a World Heritage Site just a short ferry ride from Market Square. En route to Porvoo, following the King’s Road. you may visit Haikko Manor and the 15th-century Sipoo church. Arrive at Porvoo and take a walking tour in the Old Town. A short drive takes you to Tukkila Farm. Try a traditional Finnish smoked sauna this evening. (Tukkila Farm or similar) (B)

Day 4 - Porvoo/Turku (134 miles)
Today, drive to Turku, on the shores of the river Aura. Follow the King’s Road, perhaps deviating to idyllic Hanko, a resort seaside town at Finland’s southernmost point. Arrive at Turku, Finland’s oldest town and see the 13th-century Castle of Turku, Luostarinmaki outdoor crafts museum, and the museum complex Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Drive to Ruissalo, where you can tour the island and visit the Botanical Gardens. (Original Sokos Seurahuone or similar) (B)

Day 5 - Turku/Naantali/Tuusula (125 miles)
After breakfast, take a short drive to Naantali. Walk in the old town, see the medieval church and perhaps visit the rose gardens at Kultaranta estate. At the end of the day, drive to Tuusula, a convenient distance from Helsinki airport for your next day’s departure. Arrive at Krapi estate, located amidst a nationally prestigious cultural environment. (Krapi or similar) (B)

Day 6 - Tuusula/Helsinki (10 miles)
If time allows, visit cultural sites along the museum road. Return your rental car at the airport. Fly to the US via Icelandair, and arrive home the same day. (B)

 

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Tour Features

  • Round trip airfare from East Coast gateway city via Icelandair to Helsinki, coach class
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Helsinki, Porvoo, Turku, and Tuusula, with breakfast
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Car rental class ‘B’ (type Skoda Fabia or similar), 5 days (120 hours) airport/airport Helsinki
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

 
Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above


Remarks

  • If hotels listed or Icelandair is not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available   

 

ICELAND STOPOVER
3 Days/2 Nights

Reykjavik

  • Icelandair Hotel Natura (FC) or Hilton Reykjavik (D)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Airport Transfers

Departure Dates

Land Only

Single Supplement

Mar 1 – Apr 30
$270 FC
$330 D
$195 FC
$150 D
May 1-31
$330 FC
$390 D
$155 FC
$195 D
Jun 1 – Sep 15
$420 FC
$495 D
$250 FC
$310 D
Sep 16 – Oct 31
$335 FC
$390 D
$160 FC
$275 D
Nov 1 – Dec 1
Jan 1 – Mar 31 ’17
$285 FC
$345 D
$110 FC
$155 D

Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

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