Classic Green Cap Free Tour

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Duration: 1:45
Provided by Green Cap Tours
English  |  12:30 PM & 10:00 AM
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Spanish  |  12:30 PM
Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based

Overview of the tour in Helsinki

Longest running Free Tour in Helsinki!
Find your guide with Green Cap at the White Cathedral stairs.

Want to know, not only the history but the everyday life and culture of Finland? Want to see the hidden areas and be kept mostly out of the beaten path?

You will get familiar with the curiosities of Helsinki and the living habits of these mysterious creatures called Finns.

Join our local guides to hear all about the Finnish way of life:
- Which part of Helsinki cathedral was improvised?
- How did Finland gain independence?
- What do Finns eat?
- What to Finns love and hate?

Some of the key points on the way:

-Senate Square
-Helsinki Cathedral
-University of Helsinki
-Welfare State functions
-Bank of Finland
- House of Estates
-The mecca on Finnish Karaoke Scene
- House of Nobility
-Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral
-Presidential Palace
-Sauna Centre
-Market Square

We also give you hints regarding the places, restaurants, and attractions you should visit.
During the worst weather conditions, we shortened the tour a bit.
If you feel you want a more extensive Helsinki experience - please join the Modern Green Cap Free Tour. It covers the other half of Helsinki with no overlap.

This activity includes:

  • Finnish Bank
  • Helsinki Main Cathedral
  • President's Castle
  • Esplanade Park
  • Wellfare State functions
  • Epicentre of Vappu Celebrations

Meeting point

Helsinki Cathedral, Base of Main Stairs

On arrival

We start from the main stairs of the Helsinki Cathedral. It is the big white church featured in the postcards. Address is Hallituskatu 9, Helsinki. Look for a Guide with a Green Cap.

In case it is not possible to start from the previously indicated address due to specific events and celebrations, the starting point will be outside the main entrance of The National Library of Finland, Unioninkatu 36, Helsinki.

We don't accept group reservations bigger than 10 people to the Free Walking Tour. If you have a bigger group, please contact us directly. We can organize various kinds of Private Tours that will leave you with a smile on your face and a story to share.

Things to note

We have the tour no matter the weather. Please dress according to the weather. We have stops indoors, but most of the tour is outside. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking. The walking distance all together is around 2-3 kilometres on mostly flat terrain.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English  |  12:30 PM & 10:00 AM
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Spanish  |  12:30 PM
Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based
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