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Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour

  • Learn about Helsinki's history and culture through guided commentary
  • Overview and orientation of the city, great for first-time visitors
  • Scenic ferry ride to Suomenlinna Island
Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour
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Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour
From US$160.87
Combine a city tour of Helsinki with a ferry journey to Suomenlinna Island on this half-day excursion. Listen to guided commentary while exploring the highlights of Helsinki such as Esplanade Park and the Sibelius Monument. Hop a ferry to Suomenlinna for a walking tour including the Jetty barracks, the Suomenlinna Church, and Kings Gate.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Rock Church, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Visit Rock Church of Helsinki, the entrance is not always guaranteed due to the Church service.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Sibelius Monument, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Visit Sibelius Park and Monument, you will also see one of the most famous Coffee shops near the park it. it decorated as a Finnish summer cottage.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), Helsinki, Uusimaa

Visit Olympic stadium, look from outside the stadium. Take picture with flying Fin Paavo Nurmi.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: National Museum of Finland, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Pass by National Museum of Finland

Pass By: Parliament of Finland, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Pass by the Parliament of Finland

Pass By: Mannerheim Statue, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Pass by Mannerheim Statue

Pass By: Helsinki Central Railway Station, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Pass by Helsinki Railway station.

Stop At: Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Helsinki, Uusimaa

Uspenski Cathedral is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Helsinki.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Go inside the Helsinki Cathedral and take a close look of the biggest cathedral church in Finland.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Senate Square, Helsinki, Uusimaa

See Senate Square and hear the history from your guide.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Market Hall, Helsinki, Uusimaa

See the local's life from the old market hall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Esplanadi Park, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Walk through the Esplanadi Park and feel the life of locals.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Uusimaa

After a lunch break, you will continue on a ferry from the Helsinki Market Square to Suomenlinna, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the world's largest sea fortresses that sprawls across a series of six small islands.

Duration: 2 hours
Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2018
Informative tour with a friendly host

My friend and I took this tour on our first visit to Helsinki. It was a great way to see different parts of the city, get our bearings and check out Suomennlinna. Our guide was really friendly and knowledgable and really flexible when someone in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank mollysburke
Reviewed 21 July 2018
Experience depends on the tour guide

Originally, I posted a review which was rather negative. Helsinki Tour called to apologize and offer a refund, which we declined. The tour guide was rather rude, confusing, and abandoned my mom at multiple locations (i.e. walking off when she got on the ferry, so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank elenaj590
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
Historically beautiful

An amazing sight, rich in an incredible history. Smothered in deep, dark and incredible caves, surounded by a beautiful sea and covered in a rich design. Suomenlinna is an amazing sight not to miss. I recomend finding every cave and plunging yourself headfirst into all...More

Thank Jayden B
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour and knowledgable guide

A really good way to see Helsinki in a day and the guide is very knowledgeable on the history of Helsinki and friendly. A very interesting tour and also good tips on places to go for a local experience. Highly recommended.

4  Thank timlU8624OT
Reviewed 1 May 2018
Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour

A great tour with a fun informative tour guide. There was a lot to see and learn about Finnish history and culture. I did not make it to Olympic Stadium due to construction but several additional sights were added including Helsinki City Museum, Kamppi Chapel,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Krystal S
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