2015 will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
Our suggested programme below presents a range of Sibelius highlights including a visit to his birthplace, his impeccably maintained former home, live music, and great food.
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Live Sibelius music in Helsinki's impressive new concert hall
Visit Sibelius's former home, impeccably maintained in fine detail
Stroll through Helsinki's seaside Sibelius Park
PM: Arrival to Helsinki
AM: Morning private city tour of Helsinki including a stop in Sibelius Park to view the Sibelius Monument, and ending with the Sibelius Finland Experience, a 45 minute live performance of selected Sibelius works with accompanying video.
PM: After lunch, head out of time to the peaceful country retreat of Ainola, the former home of Sibelius where he lived for over 50 years, and now impeccably preserved as a musuem.
AM: 1 hour north form Helsinki is Hämeenlinna, the charming market town of Siblius' birth. Visit the rooms where Sibelius grew up as a child, and view the landscapes which Sibelius said were the inspiration behind his famous Finlandia work.
PM: Farewell Dinner & Concert. Enjoy a Sibelius-inspired traditional menu, accompanied by live performers from the Sibelius Institute.
Overnight: Manor house, Hämeenlinna
AM: Departure for flights home.
The map centres on the market town of Hämeenlinna, birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and the inspiration behind his most famous work, Finlandia.
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Group tour to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Sibelius
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