Alvar Aalto’s Architecture in Seinäjoki, Jyväskylä and Helsinki 4 Days

Photo: Visit Finland/Kalle Kataila

See a vast range of architectural master pieces by Alvar Aalto – public buildings like churches, administrative and cultural buildings and the university campus. Start the tour at the city of Seinäjoki, situated in the open landscape of Ostrobothnia. The Aalto Centre in Seinäjoki is a globally significant architectural complex.

Jyväskylä, the capital of Alvar Aalto´s architecture, is located at the heart of the Finnish Lakeland, and there are more Alvar Aalto buildings located there from different periods of his career than in any other city in the world. During the course of the tour, you will also see the vast open fields of Ostrobothnia and the beauty of the Finnish Lakeland and feel the atmosphere of these two towns situated amidst the countryside.

During the tour, we will visit the Administrative and Cultural Centre in Seinäjoki, the Aalto Centre in Alajärvi, Petäjävesi Old Church which is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Muurame Church by Alvar Aalto, Säynätsalo Town Hall, Alvar Aalto Museum, Church of the Cross in Lahti. Finally, we will return to Helsinki, where we will experience Finlandia Hall, Aalto´s private House, Studio Aalto, the Otaniemi Campus Area and the Aalto University in Espoo.