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Lesley Rawstorne has lived in Finland for over twenty- two years and has worked as an Authorised Helsinki Guide for the past ten years. Over the years she has given thousands of tours to visitors,journalists and specialist interest groups.
"I love Helsinki, its history, architecture and people. I aim to give engaging,humorous and informative tours that bring the country,city and its people alive for my aúdience. I also like to show how the past has influenced the Finland of today and to create a picture of life here using memorable and amusing anecdotes. Nature is a very important aspect of the city and the unusual features of natural world here in the north seems to be of great intrest to my clients. I am in a privileged position in that I can see life here from both a local's and a foreigner's perspective ensuring that all the important details that make this country unique are not overlooked." - Lesley Rawstorne
HELSINKI HIGHLIGHTS (3 hours)
Bringing the city alive from its foundation to the modern day. Takes in all the main sights as well as the wonderful natural seascapes and nature found in the city.
RELIGION AND CHURCH ARCHITECTURE IN FINLAND (2 hours)
A specialised tour of Helsinki's four most unusual churches,cathedrals and chapels, Includes Uspensky, Temppeliaukio ( The Church in the Rock) Hiljaisuuden kappeli and Tuomiokirkko
FINNISH NATURE (5 hours)
A guided visit to Finland nature centre Haltia as well as a tour of Nuuksio National Park with a lunch around the campfire.
SIBELIUS IN HELSINKI (3 hours)
Walk in the footsteps of Jean Sibelius and listen to stories and anecdotes about this world famous composer.
SIBELIUS'S HOME AINOLA (3hours)
Visit Sibelius's home Ainola which stands on the scenic shores of Lake Tuusula in Järvenpää, about 30 minutes drive from Helsinki.
ARCHITECTURE AND ALVAR AALTO IN HELSINKI (3 hours)
A tour taking in Aalto's most significant buildings,along with stories and anecdotes about Finland's most famous architect
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