Welcome to Hämeenlinna, day trip

Welcome to Hämeenlinna, day trip

Welcome to Hämeenlinna, day trip


Spend a day in Hämeenlinna and visit with bus Iittala Glass Village, Häme Castle, Aulanko and do some shoppings in the city centra!

Daily Program for HopOn bus tour in Hämeenlinna:

9:15 – 10:30 Express Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Hämeenlinna bus station. Or other transfer.

Programme in Hämeenlinna, available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1st of August to 31st of August.
Schedule for the Vekka Tours bus:
10:00 Scandic Hotel Aulanko
10:09 Hämeenlinna railway station
10:15 Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
10:30 Charter bus bay Wetterhoff ( Next to Hämeenlinna bus station,. Vekka Tours bus is waiting for Express Bus from Helsinki)

10:45 Iittala Glass Village
Iittala Glass capital presents the
history and modern day of world-famous Finnish design. Factory visits are
possible only during weekdays. The Glass Capital holds the biggest Naivistic
art center in Finland with yearly changing exhibition of the finest pieces of
Finnish Naivism. If you’re a chocoholic, Kultasuklaa chocolate factory is the
place to visit while in Iittala. Other specialities on the area are Ceramic
shop Anubis, Iittala Outlet, Linnanrouva, Honey Shop Hunaja-Aitta and other
small handicraft stores.

12:45 Departure from Iittala
13:00 Arrival in Hämeenlinna city centre

With a map (from the driver) you can enjoy the centre of Hämeenlinna city by yourself in your own phase. The map has
all the best shops, cafes and restaurants marked for you to visit. Buss is waiting for you in same stop Lukiokatu 2.

14:40 Departure from Hämeenlinna city to the Häme castle
15:00 Häme castle guided tour starts

Häme castle is a medieval castle
turned into a fascinating museum area and popular event venue next to lake
Vanaja, in the heart of Häme region. Guided tour in the castle, duration
45 min (English).

16:00 Departure to Aulanko Nature Reserve
Aulanko Nature Reserve brings nature
and culture together in a national landscape over the lake Aulanko and
surrounding forests. This national landscape can be seen from the scenery
platform or from the top of the Aulanko tower. Next to the platform
descends also over 300 steps of stairs down to the Bear Cave, carved in the
rock. After all the climbing, enjoy a well-deserved coffee break at the
cafeteria next to the tower before heading back to the bus.

16:45 Departure from P-area
16:55 Scandic Hotel Aulanko
17:05 Hämeenlinna railways station

17:10 Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

17:15 Hämeenlinna bus station (Wetterhoff stop)
17:30 Express bus to Helsinki Kamppi from Hämeenlinna bus station, bay 3



Minimum price includes transfers as mentioned in Hämeenlinna area. Entrance fee to Iittala Glass Museum and Häme Castle. Guided tour in the castle. City map with tips to do in city center. Written information guide of the places you will visit during the day.


Train tickets or any other bus tickets. Lunch or coffee – good options for lunch places are given in the city guide map. Tour guide in Iittala Glass Capital, Aulanko Nature Reserve or Hämeenlinna city Center.

Know before you go

This is a semi self service day trip through Hämeenlinna by bus. The bus follows pre-made schedule, but the driver does not work as a tour guide – Iittala Glass Capital does not include a guided tour either. Customers are given a written guide and a city map which they can follow through the day. Dining is not included, customers can have lunch/dinner in Iittala Glass Capital or Hämeenlinna city center during the day. Customers can also choose to leave by later express bus/train than in the schedule but transportation to train station by Vekka Tours bus is not included for later departure – train station is a 5 minute walk from the center.

Price and other information

130 eur/person (minimum rate, does not include bus tickets)

30€/person Express bus tickets in next buses:
9:15 – 10:30       Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Hämeenlinna bus station.
17:30 – 18:00    Bus to Helsinki Kamppi from Hämeenlinna bus station, bay 3

Bus timetable

Train tickets

Accommodation in Hämeenlinna:

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Scandic Hotel Aulanko

B&B Matin ja Maijan Majatalo

Hotelli Emilia