Finland • Helsinki - Turku - Oulu - Rovaniemi - Lapland

Priced from € 900
  • Individual & Small Group suggested tour
  • Featuring: Helsinki - Turku - Oulu - Rovaniemi - Lapland
  • LGBT Friendly Tour Guide for Gaily Tours and Excursions
Highlights
  • Learn more about Tom of Finland, the ‘most influential creator of gay pornographic images
  • Visit Helsinki, the capital of Finland, with its beautiful islands and great green parks
  • Take a walk in Turku, vibrant modern city with many events and the European Capital of Culture in 2011
  • Explore the sweet little city of Oulu, one of largest northerly cities in the world
  • Go on the hunt for the Northern Lights from Rovaniemi
  • Participate to one on the many winter activities in Finnish Lapland
  • Enter Santa Claus Village and write your letter

Day 1: HELSINKI

Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Accommodation. Overnight.
Meals: no

Day 2: HELSINKI

Buffet Breakfast and welcome to Helsinki, better known as the “Daughter of the Baltic”. Enjoy a special tour which will give you an overview of this amazing city. Be ready for our walking tour visiting the Senate Square, with the outstanding Helsinki Cathedral (Lutheran), continue to the Uspenski Cathedral (Orthodox) via the colourful Market Square, which hosts numerous tents hawking everything from freshly foraged local produce to reindeer pelts and salmon feasts. Enjoy a short walk in the Esplanade Park on our way to the Temppeliaukio Church (also known as the "Rock Church") after we make a stop to admire the different architectural styles sourrounding the Central Railway Station. Finish the tour in Mannerheimintie, a central point from which you can start enjoying your free time in Helsinki. Lunch on your own. Free time in the afternoon. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 3: HELSINKI - GAY TOUR

Buffet Breakfast and be ready for a very special LGBT Tour of Helsinki, one of Europe's top gay friendly destinations. Learn more about Touko Valio Laaksonen, much better known for his artist name, Tom of Finland. Tom held residency in Helsinki for the major part of his life and during this time many important happenings took place in the capital of Finland. He was not only a genius of erotic art but also talented pianist. Enjoy a music-driven audiovisual presentation showing a retrospective of his career with interview clips where Tom talks about his inspiration and meaning of his art. This takes places at Klaus K hotel premises where you will learn a whole meaning of Tom's story and enjoy drinks, Tom-style! Lunch on your own. Free time in the afternoon. Dinner on your own and overnight.
* Rainbow Tips: Learn more about Tom of Finland, the ‘most influential creator of gay pornographic images
Meals: B

Day 4: HELSINKI - TURKU - GAY TOUR - HELSINKI

Buffet Breakfast and excursion by Car or Minibus to the fantastic city of Turku. Together with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide, walk through Turku’s Vähätori Square, passing by Turku City Library, Turku Cathedral and Turku Castle. The town was founded most likely at the end of the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. It quickly became the most important city in Finland, a status it retained for hundreds of years. Lunch on your own. Free time in the afternoon. Back to Helsinki. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 5: HELSINKI - OULU

Buffet Breakfast and departure by train to Oulu. Lunch on your own on board. Accommodation and free time in the afternoon. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: B

Day 6: OULU - ROVANIEMI

Buffet Breakfast and departure by train to Rovaniemi. Lunch on your own on board. Accommodation and free time in the afternoon. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: B

Day 7: ROVANIEMI

Buffet Breakfast and be ready to visit Santa Claus Village. This is the home of beloved Santa Claus, but the area has a whole another dimension, too. For those hundreds of thousands people who come here annually to meet Santa Claus, there’s plenty to do and see! Lunch on your own on board. Accommodation. In the afternoon enjoy and relax at a local typical Finnish Spa. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: B

Day 8: ROVANIEMI - LAPLAND - ROVANIEMI

Buffet Breakfast and a free day to enjoy special optional activities like: hop on a snowmobile, a husky sled or a reindeer sleigh for a taste of northern rides, or, try snowshoeing or ice fishing. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: B

Day 9: ROVANIEMI

Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the Rovaniemi airport.
Meals: B

Included Features

  • Accommodation in LGBT selected Hotels
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Helsinki Airport to Hotel
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Helsinki (3h)
  • Entrance Fee – Temppeliaukion Church
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Helsinki (4h)
  • Audiovisual presentation
  • Tour Gift & Tom of Finland Style Drinks
  • Private Excursion by Car or Minibus from Helsinki to Turku
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Turku (3h)
  • Entrance Fee – Turku Castle
  • High Speed Train from Helsinki to Oulu
  • High Speed Train from Oulu to Rovaniemi
  • Entrance Fee – Santa Claus Village
  • Entrance Fee – Finnish Spa in Rovaniemi
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Rovaniemi Hotel to Rovaniemi Airport

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

Ignas Tour Hotel Collection

ACCOMMODATION:
4 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Helsinki – Klaus K Hotel (or similar)
1 Night   in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Oulu – Lapland Hotels Oulu (or similar)
3 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Rovaniemi – Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets (or similar)
  • Klaus K Hotel 4* or similar
    Address: Bulevardi 2-4, 00120 Helsinki, Finland
    Tel. +358 20 7704700
    www.klauskhotel.com
  • Lapland Hotels Oulu 3* or similar
    Address: Kirkkokatu 3, 90100 Oulu, Finland
    Tel. +358 8 8811110
    www.laplandhotels.com/FI/kaupunkihotellit/oulu/lapland-hotels-oulu.html
  • Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets 3* or similar
    Address: Antinmukka 4, 96600 Rovaniemi, Finland
    Tel. +358 16 3234100
    www.laplandhotels.com/FI/lapin-hotellit/rovaniemi/lapland-hotel-ounasvaara-chalets.html

Prices

* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:

Dates 12 guests 10 guests 8 guests
Low Season € 900 € 1100 € 1200
Mid Season € 1100 € 1200 € 1300
High Season € 1300 € 1300 € 1400
Single supplement: € 570
 
Dates 6 guests 4 guests 2 guests
Low Season € 1300 € 1400 € 1700
Mid Season € 1400 € 1500 € 1800
High Season € 1500 € 1600 € 1900
Single supplement: € 570

Rates are Commissionable

*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.


SEASONS
Low Season:  Jan – Feb – Dec
Mid Season:  Mar – Apr – Oct – Nov
High Season:  May – Jun – Jul – Aug – Sep

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