This route follows the career and design of the Finland's greatest architects of the 20th century, Alvar Aalto. You will travel from classicism to functionalism, from brick architecture to monumentalism and see fine examples of his masterpieces in Helsinki, Turku, Seinäjoki, Jyväskylä and Kotka.
In Helsinki you can take a guided tour on Alvar Aalto´s home and studio. Admire the Paimio Sanatorium building, which is a masterpiece designed to be a healing element itself. His design in Turku bore the influence of the International Style he had admired on European trips. The Seinäjoki Aalto Centre is a prime example of more diverse modernistic expression an internationally unique architectural complex, which is comprised of six buildings. Jyyväskylä - the capital city of Alvar Aalto's architecture - has a lot to offer culture and architecture enthusiastics and there you will find the largest number of masterful buildings in the whole world designed by Aalto.