Faculty-Led: Business in Estonia and Finland

11 Days- Tallinn and Helsinki

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Guided walking tour of Tallinn
  • Visit the Raekoja Square, Nevsky Church & Toompea Castle
  • Visit the American Chamber of Commerce in Tallinn
  • Visit Enterprise Estonia
  • Visits, tours and presentations at local businesses
  • Visit to Lahemaa National Park
  • Admission to Rakvere Castle
  • Guided tour of Kohtla Mine
  • Guided walking tour of Helsinki
  • One way trip ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki
  • Visit Espoo


Daily Itinerary

Day 1 – Flight to Estonia

Depart for Tallinn

Day 2 – Tallinn Arrival and City Tour

After checking in at your hotel this afternoon, you will take a guided walking tour through the medieval town of Tallinn. You'll learn about the history of the capital and see why the Old Town is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. You'll see the Raekoja square, the town hall which is the oldest in the Baltic region, Nevsky Church and Toompea Castle.

You will have a welcome dinner.

Day 3 – American Chamber of Commerce in Tallinn

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll visit the American Chamber of Commerce in Tallinn office to learn about their initiatives to assist American businesses in Estonia.

This afternoon, you’ll visit Enterprise Estonia, whose mission is to increase foreign investment in the country.

Day 4 – Tallinn Business/Industry Visits

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll visit a local manufacturing company for a tour, presentation, and Q & A session.

This afternoon, you'll visit the headquarters of Skype, speak with employees and gain insight into their business.

Day 5 – Tallinn Business/Industry Visits

After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit a local start-up company and a local company in the travel/tourism sector.

Day 6 – Lahemaa National Park, Rakvere Fortress, & Kohtla Mine

After breakfast at your hotel, your bus will pick you up and you'll head towards Kohtla Mine. You'll make a stop at Lahemaa National Park to see the natural beauty of the Estonian countryside. You'll then visit the Rakvere Fortress, built by the Livonian Order, to get a taste of medieval life with demonstrations of medieval craftsmanship, sports and even an onsite cafe with medieval recipes.

In the afternoon, you'll take an underground tour of Kohtla Mine and learn more about one of Estonia's most important mineral exports, oil shale, before returning to Tallinn.

Day 7 – Helsinki

After breakfast at your hotel, your bus will pick you up and take you to the ferry terminal. From there you'll take an express ferry to Helsinki, Finland. (The ferry ride is approximately 2 hours.) Upon arrival, your bus will pick you up at the ferry terminal and transfer you to the hotel.

This afternoon, you'll visit the unique blend of design and architecture of the Finnish capital, from the neo classical Helsinki Cathedral to the modern Temppeliaukio "rock church" which is carved into the rock in the heart of the city. You'll see the palatial government buildings in Senate Square and take the ferry to visit the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress.

You will have dinner together.

Day 8 – Espoo Business/Industry Visits

After breakfast at your hotel, you will take the train to Espoo where you will visit Kone corporate headquarters to speak with employees and gain insight into their business.

In the afternoon, you will the corporate headquarters of Nokia before taking the train back to Helsinki.

Day 9 – Helsinki Business/Industry Visits

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll visit a local start-up company.

In the afternoon, you will visit a local healthcare company or, possibly, a ship manufacturer.

Day 10 – Helsinki Business/Industry Visits

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll visit a local company in the advertising/marketing sector for a presentation and Q&A session.

You will enjoy a free afternoon before gathering together for a farewell dinner

Day 11 – Departure

You will have breakfast at your hotel before check out and departure.





OUR PRICE GUARANTEE

We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges.
Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:



Customization

Every single tour that we operate is unique and tailored for your group.

Private Tours

We do not combine your tour group with others.

Online Planning

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Flexible Payments

We offer a variety of online, scheduled and recurring payment options.

Affordability & Quality

We focus on providing the best experience with the best value for your dollar.

Chaperones travel for free!

Just tell us how many free places you need.

Medical & Trip Delay Insurance

ETA includes up to $50,000 per person in medical coverage and insurance protection for travel delays.

Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance

This even includes a "cancel for any reason" option.

24 Hour Support

We have staff available 24/7 via phone for any emergency.

Full-time Tour Manager

ETA's professional Tour Manager will be with you throughout your trip.

Air, Land & Water Transportation

We include all transportation... to, from and during your trip.

Accommodations

Hotel, homestay and/or hostel options are customized according to your preferences, itinerary and budget.

Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

If it is included in your itinerary, any fees and/or tickets are covered.

Meals

You choose which meals are included in your program.