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Guided walking tour of the Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki

Location: Seinäjoki, Finland

Duration: 2 h

Sites: The Administrative and Cultural Centre in Seinäjoki, Aalto library in Seinäjoki

Persons: 1 – 25 persons

Available: All year

Accommodation: Not included

Transportation: Not included

Themes: Cultural buildings, Local products, Town plans

From 135 € per person

As an architectural whole, the Administrative and Cultural Centre in Seinäjoki is unique on a global scale.

Tour highlights:

  • The Cross Of The Plains Church
  • Seinäjoki City Hall
  • Seinäjoki City Theatre
  • Aalto Library
  • Aalto glassware exhibition

As an architectural whole, the Administrative and Cultural Centre in Seinäjoki is unique on a global scale.

The Seinäjoki Aalto Centre was designed by world famous architect Alvar Aalto. As an architectural whole, the Administrative and Cultural Centre in Seinäjoki is unique on a global scale. The six buildings are gathered right in the middle of Seinäjoki city centre, within walking distance from Seinäjoki railway station.

A guided walking tour led by a local guide from Seinäjoki will include the The Cross Of The Plains Church, Seinäjoki City Hall, Seinäjoki City Theatre, Aalto Library and the world’s largest collection of Aalto glassware. You will also see the architecturally spectacular Apila Library, designed by JKMM Architects.

Guided walking tour of the Aalto Centre is a great way to get to know Seinäjoki city. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki

Seinäjoki Town Hall and The Aalto Centre. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.

A guided walking tour led by a local guide from Seinäjoki will include the Lakeuden Risti Church, Seinäjoki City Hall, Seinäjoki City Theatre, Aalto Library and the world’s largest collection of Aalto glassware.
Library and Theatre at The Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
Library and Theatre at The Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki. Photo: Katja Lösönen, Visit Seinäjoki
Seinäjoki Town Hall entrance hall at The Aalto Centre.
Seinäjoki Town Hall entrance hall at The Aalto Centre.
Seinäjoki Town Hall. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
Seinäjoki Town Hall. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
The Cross of the Plains Church in Seinäjoki. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
The Cross of the Plains Church in Seinäjoki. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
The new library Apila is connected to the Aalto Library. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.
The new library Apila is connected to the Aalto Library. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki, Katja Lösönen.

Programme by day

Day 1: Guided walking tour of the Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki

Starting point: in front of the Seinäjoki City Hall, Kirkkokatu 6, Seinäjoki. Duration of the tour 1,5 h – 2 hours.

Sites included in this trip

Guided walking tour of the Aalto Centre is a great way to get to know Seinäjoki city. Photo: Visit Seinäjoki

Aalto library in Seinäjoki

Seinäjoki / 1965

The Seinäjoki Library was designed as a part of the Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki and the building completed in 1965. Originally the public and other working spaces were mainly located on the ground floor of the building whereas storage and exhibition spaces were located downstairs. Aalto also designed the main…

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Arriving to Seinäjoki

Seinäjoki is located approximately 400 kilometres away from Helsinki. From Helsinki you can reach Seinäjoki with a train or by Onnibus or by Matkahuolto bus. Travellers can reach the Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki easily, because trains arrive right in the heart of the town.

Included

Price includes:

Guided walking tour led by a local guide from Seinäjoki, entrance fees

Optional services

Optional:

Coffee, lunch, dinner

Example price 135 € per person

Price per group:

135 € / 1,5 h

150 € / 2 h

215 € Sunday / 1,5 h

250 € Sunday / 2 h

A service fee of 20 € /group will be added to the order

 

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Example price 135 € per person

Price per group:

135 € / 1,5 h

150 € / 2 h

215 € Sunday / 1,5 h

250 € Sunday / 2 h

A service fee of 20 € /group will be added to the order

 

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