Shopping in unique Hämeenlinna

Shopping in unique Hämeenlinna

Shopping in unique Hämeenlinna

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Description

Hämeenlinna is known for its many craftspeople and lovely little shops. During the day, you will get to know some
of them and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and good food with your driver.

Programme

9 am – Soda Shop Design.
You will learn about glassblowing and see how a glass object is produced. The production space and shop are located near the centre in a massive stone storehouse, built in 1860 as an ammunition store for the army by Emperor Alexander II.

10:30 am – Metsänkylän Navetta.
This charming shop full of old things and construction materials has been seen in many TV shows. You can find lovely furnishings and lots of new ideas. In the yard, there are more than 20 friendly alpacas whose wool is sold in the shop. The entire Metsänkylä Manor is a place worth visiting.

11:30 am – Parolan Rottinki.
Parolan Rottinki Oy designs, produces and imports high-quality rattan and wood furniture, focusing on workmanship, careful finishing and high-quality raw material. The shop also sells home decoration items.

12:30 pm – Kirstula Manor House.
Kirstula was first mentioned in the 1440s. The beautiful main building was built in the 18th century by Mayor Gottlieb John and his sons. It later became one of the top farms with its cultivated peatland and variety trials. The current owner will tell you about the history of the farm, and you will have lunch in the great hall.

2 pm – Tiirinkosken Tehdas.
The Tiirinkoski farm, previously owned by the Kirstula Manor House, is currently known as a charming interior design and lifestyle shop, often featured in interior design magazines. You will stop to enjoy the atmosphere of the old farmyard and its shop.

3 pm – Inkala Manor House.
The 200-year-old Empire-style main building is ready for visitors. Inkala has existed since the 16th century, but under a different name. It is an old freehold estate that has been owned by many families over the years. For example Fredrika Wetterhoff spent her youth here. You will have coffee in the manor house.

4 pm – Café Hoffi and Wetterhoff House.
You will end your tour at the Wetterhoff House. Café Hoffi is located in the old Kiuttu shop. The building is rich in tradition and home to many creative businesses. The Wetterhoff House also produces its own line of
yarns. The group can explore the shop independently, and when ready, you can start your journey home.

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Price

EUR 71 per person, a minimum of 20 people per group. The price includes bus transportation from Wetterhoff in Hämeenlinna, departing at 8:45 am.

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