From Linnanniemi to Aulanko

From Linnanniemi to Aulanko

From Linnanniemi to Aulanko

Description

Linnanniemi is the heart of Hämeenlinna as it holds the remarkable Häme castle surrounded by lake Vanaja from one side and Museum Militaria and Castle barracks from the other. Our tour guides take you to a journey through the history of this medieval castle and its surroundings. From Linnanniemi to Aulanko and Katajisto manor, we have planned a nice group activity of rowing a church boat to build up teamwork before relaxing in the smooth heat of traditional Olympic sauna.

PROGRAMME

9:00 am Welcoming coffee for the group at Museum Militaria cafeteria.

Museum Militaria is a Finnish war and military history museum located next to Häme castle at the castle barracks. It’s praised for its presentations and interesting guided tours. Our group has an hour long tour through the Finnish military history.

From Museum Military we walk to the castle yard where locates the nationally famous Prison Museum which was still working in 1993. (Prison museum is open during the summer time only).

Next stop is the famous Häme Castle itself after which the city is named. Guided tour through the secrets of this 700-year-old medieval castle opens up the history of the whole city and people behind it.

12:00 pm Castle tour ends upstairs in the museum restaurant located in the Crown Bakery of the castle. Here we enjoy tasty lunch before heading to our next activity.

13:15 pm Fenix guide takes us to the shore of lake Vanaja where the church boats are waiting for us. One boat carries 14 people so team effort is what we need here! We row together through beautiful scenery of Hämeenlinna and under the railway bridge all the way to Aulanko and Katajisto Manor. Here the Olympic sauna, Finnish hot tub – Palju and good food awaits to finish the day.

Price

Price: 210€/person

This price includes guided tours in Museum Military, Prison museum and Häme castle. Morning coffee and lunch at Linnanniemi, three course meal at the Katajisto Manor. Church boat rowing, Olympic sauna and hot tub.

For transportation we gladly give you a separate offer according to your location or you can come by your own transportation. This price has been calculated according to 28 persons (one church boat is for 14 persons). We gladly make you an offer according to your group size.