£1097 per person
2 out of 5
As seen in The Sunday Times, combine wilderness days with an urban stay on this short break in Finland. Spend nights in a luxury glamping lodge at the unique and superbly sustainable Haltia Lake Lodge, just 45 minutes from Helsinki. Embrace outdoor activities in Nuuksio National Park before getting a fix of city culture in the country's vibrant capital.
Day 1 | Arrive at Haltia Lake Lodge
Arrive in Helsinki and transfer to Haltia Lake Lodge, a luxurious retreat hidden in the Finnish wilderness. The lodge has a keen focus on sustainable travel and is run using wind energy with an aim to be carbon neutral by 2023. Check-in to your spacious and incredibly well-equipped glamping lodge for a three-night stay.
Day 2 | Guided Hike & Hot Stone Massage
Embark on a guided three-hour hike in the beautiful Nature of Nuuksio National Park. Soak up the vista from viewpoints, and visit rock formations, caves and pristine lakes. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a hot stone massage to relax your body and mind.
Day 3 | Outdoor Forest Yoga & Helsinki
After breakfast, head to the lake for a tranquil outdoor 90-minute yoga session, focusing on energising the body and mind. Later in the afternoon transfer to the fabulous Scandic Grand Central in the heart of Helsinki. Settle in and perhaps dine at the wonderful Krog Roba Restaurant (the city’s former police station!). Dishes from the à la carte menu are served daily from 5 till 10 pm.
Day 2 | Helsinki Sightseeing & Sauna Experience
Spend the morning sightseeing at leisure. Perhaps visit Amos Rex, an art museum with a large collection of modern art located under Lasipalatsi, a 1930s shopping centre known as the ‘Glass Palace. Later in the afternoon relax at the fabulous Loyly sauna, an urban escape on the Helsinki waterfront, offering a wealth of wellness treatments and a fabulous dining experience with views to match.
Day 6 | Departure Day
Depending on the time of your flight, enjoy more time in the capital before transferring to the airport for you departure flight.
Where Will I Rest My Head?
- Private transfers throughout
- Three nights accommodation at Haltia Lake Lodge in luxury lodge glamping on a full-board basis
- Two nights accommodation in the Scandic Grand Hotel including breakfast
- A three- hour guided hiking trip
- A 30 minute hot stone massage
- A 90 minute outdoor forest yoga class
- Admission to Loyly Sauna in Helsinki
The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a double room.
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