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Helsinki Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing and Suomenlinna

Product ID: 158585
Discover Helsinki and Suomenlinna with the help of your professional guide! Visit some of Helsinki's most famous sites, then take the ferry to Suomenlinna and explore the islands of the sea fortress on foot.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

The pick up will be from 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. You will be picked up before you arrive in Helsinki. Please be at the meeting point at the agreed time. Your guide will be holding an A4 sign with the local operators logo.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Learn about the eventful history of the Suomenlinna sea fortress on a walking tour
  • See the main monuments and cultural landmarks of Helsinki
  • Take souvenir photos of the Sibelius Monument and Senate Square
  • Pause in a local café and get some time to shop if you wish
Full description
Discover Helsinki and visit some of its most famous sites with your help of your professional local guide. Your tour will start with a pick-up from your choice of meeting points in Helsinki harbor.

Then it's time to set off to discover some of the city's most important cultural landmarks and historical monuments. See the Olympic Stadium and Sibelius Monument, take a turn around Esplanade Park and visit the Market Square and Old Market Hall. Complete your cultural tour by seeing the Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral and Senate Square.

Your professional guide will share the city's stories along the way, with plenty of stops for photographs. Then, from Helsinki's Market Square, continue by ferry to Suomenlinna, listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the world's largest sea fortresses that sprawls across a series of six small islands. During your walking tour, learn about the site's eventful history and see some of Suomenlinna's main attractions, such as the King's Gate, the Jetty Barracks, the Great Courtyard and Suomenlinna Church.

After your tour, you will be taken back to Helsinki Market Square to continue your adventure. 

  • Experienced local guide
  • Pick-up from Helsinki harbor
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Round-trip ferry to Suomenlinna
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Minimum numbers of two participants apply
• There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In such an event, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Please note that this tour operates in all weather conditions, so dress appropriately
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Excursión interesante para poder sentir la ciudad de Helsinki, al ser una ciudad pequeña es fácil de verla Especial mención a nuestra guía Shyna que fue muy atenta y recibimos muy buen trato siempre dispuesta a ayudarnos

March 2, 2020

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Helsinki Tour

Product ID: 158585