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The IORR Travel Guide 2007
Helsinki, Finland

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Introduction

These pages will supply information about the cities the Stones will be visiting this summer. To read about each individual city please select the actual city link in the IORR travel guide pages. If you have information for these pages please send e-mail to [email protected].

Nearest big city

Helsinki

How to get to the city

Fly in from anywhere, or take ferries from Stockholm or Tallinn.

From Airport the best way is to take the bus. Bus number 615 is the best and cheapest, 3,60. It takes about 35 min from airport to the city by bus. There's also Finnair busses to the city, but it will cost a couple of euros more Taxi will cost about 25-30. You'll find bus and taxi stops just outside of the main doors of the airport

From Sweden and Estonia you can take a ferry.
Links: Airport http://www.finavia.fi/home?
Harbour info: http://www.portofhelsinki.fi/default.asp?docId=12583

Tickets

ticketservicefinland.fi

How to get to the venue

The olympic stadium is close to the city center. About 10-15 minutes walk. Easiest way is to get there is to follow the Main Street "Mannerheimintie". Many buses and trams (for example trams number 4 and 10) take you there.

Travel information

Venue maps

Recommended hotels

Scandic Hotel Continental Helsinki
Mannerheimintie 46
FI-00260 Helsinki
Tel: +358 9 405 51
Fax: +358 9 4055 3255
E-mail: [email protected]

This nice hotel is 5 minutes walking to the stadium. And if you oversleep in your hotel on show day, making sure your windows is open, you will probably get your wakup call as the show start, because you can hear the Stones playing from the hotel...

See also hotels-helsinki.com for hotels.

Recommended bars/restaurants

Rock bar: www.barloose.com

Rock bar where Mick T. played: www.ontherocks.fi

Jazz: www.storyville.fi

Rock, live music: www.tavastiaklubi.fi

Meeting place for fans

William K. Mannerheimintie, Mannerheimintie 72, 00250 Helsinki, Puhelin:409 484. This place is just one minute walking from the Olympiastadium, see the map.

City map

Map of the stadium area

Tourist links

Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau
Pohjoisesplanadi 19, FIN-00100 Helsinki
P.O.Box 1, 00099 CITY OF HELSINKI
Tel. (+358-9) 169 3757, fax. (+358-9) 169 3839
Open: 2.5 - 30.9 Mon-Fri 9-20, Sat and Sun 9-18;

Other local events

Try this link at any time: Ticketservice Finland

General

Newspaper links:

Thanks

Thanks to Juha Kakkuri, Eero Ikola and Vesa Ristimki for information!


For more Stones news see IORR 57 of March 2007!

Make sure you have got the IORR T-shirt for this summer!


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