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Finnish Design, Architecture and Handicraft in Seinäjoki

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Finnish Design, Architecture and Handicraft in Seinäjoki

Description:
With this two days program you will discover Seinäjoki through its architecture, design and handicraft! A guided walking tour led by a local guide from Seinäjoki you will explore the Aalto Centre. This unique complex of six buildings is designed by world famous architect Alvar Aalto. The Aalto Centre includes Cross of the Plains Church, Parish Centre, City Hall, Municipal library, Government Office building and City Theatre. During the summer you can climb to the top of the 65-metre church tower. You will also see the architecturally spectacular Apila Library, designed by JKMM Architects. Explore local handicraft culture in Kaarakka House and make your own local craft. In Amfora Boutique you will see high quality ceramic products created by designer, ceramic artist Päivi Rintaniemi. You will enjoy unique lunch made with local and seasonal ingredients at the Uppala Manor.

Day 1:

  • arrival at Seinäjoki
  • guided walk at the Aalto Centre and Apila library in Seinäjoki
  • the world’s largest collection of Aalto glassware
  • make your own craft and shopping possibilities in Kaarakka House
  • lunch at Uppala Manor

Day 2:

  • Amfora Boutique
  • departure from Seinäjoki by train or bus

Accommodation: not included. We recommend you to have accommodation in Hotel Alma which is located in the centre of Seinäjoki only walking distance from the railway station and Seinäjoki Aalto Center. Hotel-Restaurant Alma operates in the restored Railway House and offers stylish and atmospheric accommodation.

Duration: 2 days

Starting point / Location: Seinäjoki, South Ostrobothnia

Group size: min. 10 persons, larger groups available on request

Availability: all year around

Price: 129 € / person

Price includes: guided walk at the Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki, duration 90 min (EN, SE, DE, RU,JPN), visit to the Amfora (EN), presentation of the Kaarakka Handicrafts House with time for handicraft course (EN), lunch at Uppala Manor.

Supplements:

  • accommodation
  • transportation, the group should have their own charter bus for transfers between destinations during the trip

Request a quote for your group from Visit Lakeus Oy, +358 (0)6 420 9090, or email matkailu@epmatkailu.fi

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