VISIT TO THE REINDEER PARK AND TOUR OF HELSINKI
Let us immerse ourselves in unspoilt nature as we meet cute reindeer in a park dedicated entirely to them and admire the most significant monuments in Helsinki on a pleasant sightseeing tour of the city.
What we will see
- Nuuksio national park
- Nuuksio reindeer park
- Tour of the park and snack in a kota
- Sightseeing tour of Helsinki
- Mannerheimintie and Finlandia Hall
- Lutheran cathedral
- Uspenski Orthodox cathedral and Kauppatori
What we will do
- We get on a coach and leave the capital of Finland headed towards the picturesque Nuuksio national park, where we are surrounded by unspoilt nature and admire the most beautiful Finnish landscapes characterised by lakes, woods and cliffs.
- Our destination inside this vast reserve is the Nuuksio reindeer park, the southernmost place in Finland where reindeer can be found.
- Together with our guide, we discover the fascinating world of this animal, feed the reindeer and take a lot of pictures with them.
- We are served a snack and a cup of coffee near the fire in a traditional Lapland kota, a hut rustically furnished with wooden chairs and tables and reindeer hides.
- After our visit, we make our way back and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Helsinki, capital and largest city in Finland.
- We drive along Mannerheimintie, one of the main roads, and admire the Parliament building, setting of many crucial events of the country’s political life, ad the national museum.
- The modern Finlandia Hall - an important congress centre designed by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto - appears before our eyes together with the new opera palace.
- We cross the Senate Square overlooked by the superb Lutheran cathedral, an imposing Neoclassical cathedral completely finished in white marble.
- We also admire the Orthodox cathedral of Uspenski with its gilded domes and characteristic brick structure. As we head back to the port, we admire the colourful Kauppatori or market square, overlooking Helsinki port with its myriad of stalls selling typical products.
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