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Private Half-Day Tour of Finnish Wilderness from Helsinki

Private Half-Day Tour of Finnish Wilderness from Helsinki
Duration:
4 hours
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<p>This exclusive half-day tour is organised for you and your party only and includes a visit to Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre, located in Nuuksio National Park and only approx. 37 km (23mi) away from Helsinki city centre. 4-hours tour starts and finishes in Helsinki city centre.</p> <p><br /><br /><br /></p>

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Helsinki Shore Excursion: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour
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Your ticket is valid for 24 hours
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While you're in port in Helsinki, see the city sights aboard a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! Discover top Helsinki attractions on this comprehensive shore excursion, such as Senate Square, Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church), Helsinki Olympic Stadium, the Swedish Theatre and much more. The buses are open top, allowing 360-degree panoramic views along the route. Hop on and off at any of the 15 stops around Finland's charismatic capital during 24 hours of sightseeing. Free WiFi on-board is available for your comfort.

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Helsinki Vantaa Airport

Where is Helsinki Vantaa Airport?  


As Finland's financial, educational, cultural, and research centre, the capital city of Helsinki is one of northern Europe's major cities.


Helsinki has been nicknamed the White City Of The North, for its neoclassical architecture, but is equally famous for its Art Nouveau influenced buildings.


Helsinki Vantaa Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK), also referred to as Helsinki International Airport, Helsinki Tikkurila Airport, Helsinki Jean Sibelius Airport, or simplyHelsinki Airport, is located in Tikkurila, a municipality of the city of Vantaa, 17.0 kilometres (11 miles) north of Helsinki city centre, in the Uusimaa region, Finland. HEL airport was built for the Olympic Games in 1952 and is considered one of the best airports in Europe.


There have been discussions to rename the airport as "Sibelius Airport" after Jean Sibelius, Finland's most famous composer, however no decision has been made.


In 2014, Helsinki Vantaa Airport served 15,948,760 passengers, making it the country's busiest airport. Helsinki's other airport, Helsinki Malmi Airport (HEM), is used for general aviation only.


Helsinki Vantaa Airport is a hub for Blue1, Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Nordic Regional Airlines and TUIfly Nordic. Other airlines that fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport include Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, airBaltic, Air Berlin, Arkia Israel Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, Budapest Aircraft Service, Gotlandsflyg, Icelandair, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Primera Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and Vueling.


Cities with flights to Helsinki Vantaa Airport include Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Delhi, Dublin, Frankfurt, Gran Canaria, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kiev, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Málaga, Montego Bay, Moscow, Munich, New York, Oslo, Paris, Phuket, Prague, Reykjavík, Rhodes, Riga, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tel Aviv, Tenerife South, Tokyo, Venice, Warsaw and Zürich.


Your best bet for a Helsinki Vantaa Airport transfer is the new train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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There are two terminals: one for domestic flights (T1) and one for international flights (T2). The terminals are 250 meters from each other and are connected by a covered walkway.

 

Services at Helsinki Vantaa Airport include:


  • Suvanto lounges for digital nomads (free) - near gates 16, 26 and 36




Additional Helsinki Vantaa Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017