OR 2014

Social Programme: Excursion to Suomenlinna, June 13 [fully booked]

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A gun in Suomenlinna

The excursion is fully booked!

Suomenlinna Fortress was built in 18th century and occupies a number of small islands guarding the entrance to Helsinki harbour. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today its bastions and garrisons shelter museums, art galleries, an open air theatre, restaurants, and workshops.

More information about destination in the blog post: http://or2014.helsinki.fi/social-programme-excursion-to-suomenlinna-june-13 and on the official site: http://www.suomenlinna.fi/en


Date: Friday, June 13, 2014.
Start time: 17:50.
End time: 21:00

17.50 Embarkment at Kauppatori Pier (the exact meeting point will be confirmed)
18.00 Boat sails
18.20 Arrival at Suomenlinna, Tykistölahti Pier
18.30 – 19.30 Guided tour
19.30 Meal at the Gunpowder Magazine
20.30 Embarkment at Tykistölahti Pier
20.40 Boat sails
21.00 Arrival at Kauppatori Pier

The menu

salmon soup with bread; coffee & confection.

Practical information

kauppatorikarttaThe boat will depart from Kauppatori (Market Square) quay. Check the exact point from the map. The boat’s name is MONICA. Please be there in good time, at very latest 5:50pm. The boat cannot wait for latecomers!

For your own safety and comfort, choose sensible shoes suitable for cobbled streets, gravel paths, etc. Also dress warm as Suomenlinna is exposed to winds.

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