Garden day at Häme

Garden day at Häme

Garden day at Häme

Description

Häme will surprise You with its verdancy and green nature! Due to its wide body of water, the region hosts lots of plants that otherwise do not grow even in the more southern areas of Finland. With nearby lakes the growing season is also longer than elsewhere. The Mansions of the area are in great condition and with their impressive gardens they will blow you away!

Programme

9.00 am Departure from Wetterhoff
We drive to the Aulanko park, to a “Secret garden”, where our guide tells you about the area. Coffee break by the Tower of Aulanko, a granite observation tower built in 1907 in the heart of Aulanko park. From the top of the tower will open breath-taking sceneries over the valley of the lake Vanajavesi, which is one of the national sceneries of Finland.

10.00 am The garden of Mikkola
Diverse park-like garden, with plenty of flowers and trees to enjoy. The garden has a ponds, streams, bridges, statues, and lovely places where You can just sit down and take a moment to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere.

12.30 pm The Mansion of Hahkiala
This garden has a breath-taking baroque setting. Current owner has continued to develop the garden and created a unique area with numerous details. We enjoy our lunch is this garden among the beauty of the nature. Tour continues to Lammi through the historic main street of Hauho.

3.00 pm The Mansion of Porkkala
The garden of this mansion follows old English style. The wide park of 10 acres is home to both old and new plants. The environment habits both old and modern: rose garden, young trees, and natural stones. The specialty of this park are 85-year-old agaves, not typically found in the harsh climate of northern Europe. After the park tour we continue with the bus to the garden shop where there is possibility to buy products, souvenirs, and gifts.

5.00 pm Afternoon coffee break at Tuulosrievä
Tuulosrievä is a coffee and bakery shop, from where you can buy tasty pastries and bread to take home with you.

Thank you for the day!

Pictures from the tour

Price

Price: 80e/person
Minimum of 20 person in a group. The price does not include bus transportation. The offer for transportation is given based on the location from where the participant(s) is starting the tour.

Contact us for further information or ask an offer for your group!