8 Days from $145o
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Hike in a Forest Haunted by Witches
Visit to a Lighthouse Church
Relaxing Evening in a Traditional Finnish Sauna
Trip Type: Folklore Studies
Activity Level: Moderate
Days 1-8: Helsinki
After arriving in Helsinki, we'll spend our first full day learning about the history of Finland with visits to Pronssikautinen Hauta and an afternoon hike in the Kyöpelinvuori forest.
We'll the spend our second full day learning about Finnish literature and poetry with visits to the National Library of Finland and the National Archives of Finland.
For our third full day in Helsinki, we'll learn about Finnish religious influences on its folklore with visits to the Temppeliaukio Church and Suomenlinna Church.
We'll then spend our fourth full day exploring Finland's traditional architecture with a visit to Seurasaari Open Air Museum before relaxing at Loyly Sauna.
After that, we'll spend our next day with a visit to the National Museum of Finland for a final lesson on the mythology and history of Finland.
Participants will then get a free day to explore Helsinki and nearby towns on their own and learn more about the local history and culture for their final full day before departure.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.