Arrival to Helsinki airport, transfer to city centre
After immigration find the Finnair City Bus stop outside arrival level at Terminal T2. The bus will take you to Elielinaukio Square at Helsinki Central Station in 35 minutes. A short 10 minute walk to your first class downtown hotel. We will confirm your hotel after your booking.
Dinner at Kaarna Baari & Keittiö restaurant 19.00
Kaarna Baari & Keittiö restaurant is located in the heart of Helsinki (address: Mannerheimintie 20) and offers Finnish food with a Nordic twist. The 3-course set menu consists of simple dishes that have distinct flavours and are made of local, fresh ingredients. You can choose between three alternatives on each course and one drink (soft drink, Finnish beer or glass of house wine) is included.
Walk back to your hotel and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel, check-out
Full buffet breakfast at the hotel. After check-out, head for the tram stop in order to reach West Harbor.
Departure for Tallinn, 1 night in Estonia
From downtown Helsinki you can take tram nr 6T or 9 to the West Harbor, terminal T2. The tram ride takes approximately 20 minutes, please ask for specific instructions from your hotel reception if needed. You can buy tram ticket from the driver. Both Finland and Estonia use Euros as a currency.Please remember to take your passport with you!
Check-in at Helsinki West Harbor 09.30-10.00
TallinkSilja Check-in is at first floor in terminal T2 (Länsiterminaali 2). You will receive two boarding passes/ person (for outbound and homebound voyages).
Ferry Helsinki-Tallinn 10.30-12.30
The Tallink Shuttle fast ferry to Tallinn. Tallink fast ferries have several tax free shops, cafeterias and bars at your disposal. Tallinn maps are available at the reception desk on the ferry. Ferry arrives to Terminal D in Tallinn.
We suggest taking a taxi (for an extra charge) from the harbor to your downtown hotel. We will confirm the hotel after your booking. Check in starts at 15.00 but you can leave your luggage stored to the hotel reception. Whole day free time to explore Tallinn.
OPTIONAL: We recommend purchasing a Tallinn Card from the hotel reception. The card gives you free entry to over 40 of Tallinn’s best attractions, museums and tours and unlimited free use of public transport.
Tallinn’s Old Town, a UNESCO Heritage site, is an enclosed neighborhood of colorful houses, half hidden courtyards and grandiose churches. Built between the 13th and 16th centuries, it is nowadays full of small handicraft shops, restaurants and cafes. Tallinn is quite compact; you can cover a lot in just a short time. Near the Old Town you will find the city’s business centre with modern towers and luxurious hotels, trendy neighborhoods and large shopping centers.
Tallinn is full of good restaurants, international and fusion gourmet food can be enjoyed inexpensively. You will find traces of Scandinavian, Russian and German kitchens and maybe even try a medieval restaurant for some bear or wild boar.
Overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel
Buffet breakfast the hotel. Check out latest at 12.00, you can store your luggage at the hotel after that. Free time to explore Tallinn.
Check-in at Tallinn harbor 15.30-16.00
We suggest you to pick up your luggage and head for the harbor approximately one hour before the ferry leaves. Boarding at Terminal D, the second floor of the terminal. Use the return boarding card you received from Helsinki check-in the previous morning. Boarding closes 20 minutes before the ferry leaves to Helsinki, there is no access to the boat after that.
Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki 16.30-18.30
After arriving to Helsinki return to your hotel by taxi or tram (for an extra charge). Rest of the evening free time, overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, check-out
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Check out latest at 12.00, you can store your luggage at the hotel. Time to enjoy Helsinki according to your flight schedule.
Departure for the Helsinki Airport
Departure from Elielinaukio Square by Finnair City Bus according to your flight schedule. We suggest you to arrive to the airport latest 1,5 hours before your flight. Please check the bus schedule in advance here choose the optimal bus journey. The journey will take approximately 35 minutes. There is a good choice of shops and restaurants at the airport.
Have a good flight and welcome back to Finland!
Included in the program:
- Two single tickets for the Finnair City Bus
- Two overnights in a downtown Helsinki hotel in a standard guest room, breakfast buffet (See our hotel partners, click here)
- 3-course dinner including one drink at restaurant Kaarna in Helsinki
- Ferry tickets Helsinki – Tallinn – Helsinki on Tallink Shuttle fast ferry
- One overnight in a downtown Tallinn hotel in a standard guest room, breakfast buffet