Newsletters — December 30, 2016

Hyvinkää offers interesting pre tour programme for foreign tour operators at MeetFinland 2017

Hyvinkää  is known for its pure nature, safety and healthy pine-scented air. It is easy to pay even a quick visit from the Helsinki airport as the travel time is only half an hour.The Story of Hyvinkää-package will give you an insight on Finnish nature, culture, culinary delights, design and outdoors activities, all in one. Feel the true hospitality of both 100 years old Finland and Hyvinkää and come celebrate the birthday with us! This tour is suited best for groups of people who wish to experience Finland in a compact “nutshell”. This itinerary would also be suitable for “stop-over” groups.Programme      Monday 16.1.2017 – Tuesday 17.1.2017, 2 days DAY 108.30     Pick up from the Kiasma Modern Art Museum bus stop OR09.00    Pick up from the Holiday Inn Pasila hotel in Helsinki (Fair Centre/Messukeskus)10.00    Local “superfood” brunch at Knehtilä farm, the most nature friendly organic farm in the Baltic region11.00    Ice sculpting, snow man building and other guided snow activities. A chance to work with real artists!13.00    Lunch time. Bake your own bread and learn about the ingredients used in traditional Finnish cuisine15.00    Transfer to the hotel15.30    Sveitsi Nature Park and Hotel “Sveitsi” presentation with local outdoors options16.30    ABC’s of curling, ice hockey or skiing, choose your favorite sports and get to try it with pro guides!18.00    The Mayor of Hyvinkää welcomes you to enjoy the traditional Finnish Feast.              Great menu with folk dancing and music with traditional instruments21.00    Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation to be announced.  DAY 2 08.00    Breakfast at the hotel09.00    Out and about to have fun in Sveitsi Adventure Park.              Amazing 500 meter zip line, tree trails and more winter fun if you dare11.45    Check-out from the hotel12.00    Culture tour begins: The story of two houses Inebriation and Hangover13.30    Visit Smoke Sauna and learn the essentials of the Finnish sauna culture14.00   Lunch – salmon on fire and other Finnish culinary treats15.00    Meet the Santa Claus17.00    Return to Helsinki (two stops Holiday Inn Pasila and Kiasma            Modern Art Museum) We recommend all the tourists who visit Finland in January, will pack warm winter clothing as well as winter shoes, hats and gloves. Tervetuloa Hyvinkäälle! Welcome to Hyvinkää