Helsinki and The Cape Kallvik

The Cape of Kallvik lies 15 km - 30 min from the center of Helsinki. It is a well protected sandy peninsula reaching the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea. The cape is covered with forests, bogs and reeds. We shall make a nice stroll on the paths on the beaches and the forest areas. And enjoy lunch at the nature.

Please join me on a full day culture and nature tour of Helsinki. We shall first get acquainted with the cultural highlights of the city and then drive 30 minutes out of the center to the east to take a relaxing walk in the forest and beaches of Cape of Kallvik. We shall enjoy a picnic lunch at Sofia, the Orthodox Culture Center.

09. 00 Our tour starts by private minibus taking you from your hotel or the pier of the cruising ship to the Senate Square and we start discovering of the main attractions of the City of Helsinki. On our tour, we shall view the Senate Square, The Uspenski Cathedral and make a stop at The Market Place. Then we shall drive past Kaivopuisto park and The Löyly -sauna, that The Time Magazine chose as one of the 100 most interesting places in the world. We shall see the Sibelius monument, The Rock Church and the Finlandia Hall, and visit The Music Center and The Oodi Library. Then driving past the Railway station we continue to the east to Vuosaari.

12. 30 Light lunch at Sofia by an open fire, weather permitting - otherwise l,uch is served by the fireplace indoors.

13. 30 Walk in Cape Kallvik in the forest and by the beaches. If the weather permits - it is a fine opportunity for swimming! In that case, take your swimming costume and towel with you. Already 5 minutes in the forest makes a great difference to one's well being and we shall train to breathe and relax the senses.

15. 00 Departure from Sofia and drive back to the city center

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