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Helsinki and Suomenlinna Guided Tour

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César has been an excellent guide, he has explained us a lot about Helsinki and its history. For us a 10!!
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US$ 177.90
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Discover all the attractions of Helsinki with this fantastic guided tour. You will also travel by ferry to Suomenlinna, an idyllic island off the coast of the Finnish capital.

Discover all the attractions of Helsinki with this fantastic guided tour. You will also travel by ferry to Suomenlinna, an idyllic island off the coast of the Finnish capital.

Helsinki and Suomenlinna Guided Tour

After picking you up, we will set off on a fantastic panoramic tour of Helsinki. From our air-conditioned vehicle, we will see iconic sights around the city such as the Olympic Stadium, the Esplanade Park, and Market Square.

During the tour, we will make three short stops to take pictures and admire the landmarks in more detail. Our first stop is at the Sibelius Monument which pays homage to Jean Sibelius, considered the best composer in Finland. Our second stop takes place in Senate Square, where we will see the majestic facade of the Lutheran Cathedral of Helsinki. Finally, we will visit the exterior of the nearby Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral. The intricate red brick architecture would not look out of place in Moscow's Red Square.

From Uspenski Cathedral Square we will head to the port of Helsinki. There we will board a ferry and set sail for the picturesque island of Suomenlinna. During the crossing, which takes only 15 minutes, we will see several beautiful archipelagos located on the southern coast of Finland.

Once we disembark, we will take a fabulous walking tour of Suomenlinna. This fortified island, declared a World Heritage Site, is home to many natural and historical attractions. We will take a walk through its picturesque gardens, visiting the remains of the ancient fortress that made this Baltic enclave unconquerable to enemies. We will also visit the church of Suomenlinna, characterized by the intense turquoise tones of its roofs and its bell tower.

After our tour of the island, we will take the ferry back to the port of Helsinki.

Pick up points and times

The tour includes pick-up from the following hotels, at the times indicated:

  • Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna: 9:30 am.
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel: 9:35 am.
  • Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel: 9:40 am.
  • Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel: 9:45 am.
  • Hotel Kämp: 9:50 am.
  • Scandic Park Helsinki: 9:55 am.

When making your reservation, you must specify which of these hotels you want us to pick you up at.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 177.90
US$ 88.90
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 177.90
  • Children from 3 to 11 years old

    US$ 88.90
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

It is mandatory to present a complete vaccination certificate. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

5 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide specialised in the history of Helsinki and Suomenlinna.

Transport in an air conditioned vehicle during the sightseeing tour of Helsinki.

Return ferry trip between the port of Helsinki and the island of Suomenlinna.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Cancellations

If you cancel 10 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 75%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 177.90

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