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Contemporary and classic, Helsinki is all at once a study in opposites. Some of Europe’s finest art nouveau buildings dazzle the eye, but contemporary art museums beckon.
Once part of Sweden, then Russia, Finland’s capital now has an identity all its own and you’ll discover it on an enriching three-night extension here to immerse yourself in the islands, peninsulas, and hidden coves that have collectively earned Helsinki the title of the “White City of the North.”
Today you’ll depart the U.S. on an overnight flight bound for Finland’s capital.
Arrive in unforgettable Helsinki
You'll arrive in Helsinki today. If you purchased our airfare, you’ll enjoy a convenient transfer to your hotel. Settle in and enjoy a Welcome Briefing and Dinner.
White City of the North
This morning after breakfast in your hotel, depart for an included walking tour of the metropolis known as the “White City of the North” and see the Esplanadi, Market Square, Old Market Hall, Senate Square and more. A panoramic coach tour will include a stop at The Rock Church and Sibelius Monument. Afterwards, the rest of your day is yours to spend at leisure. Spread across various islands, peninsulas, and hidden coves, Helsinki is an unforgettable tapestry of fascinating architecture, historical treasures, and quirky charm.
Naval history beckons
Today you have free time to explore Helsinki independently; perhaps you’ll check out nearby Porvoo, a charming medieval town with cobblestone streets that weave between historic wooden buildings.
Depart for St. Petersburg
Today you’ll check out of your hotel and board a train bound for St. Petersburg. On board, enjoy several included snacks in your deluxe train car.