Helsinki in Nutshell: Suomenlinna & City Highlights Tour

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Duration: 5h 30min
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Overview of the tour in Helsinki

Starting from meeting up you in the Central Railway Station, your guide will take you to the most must-not-miss spots of Helsinki. You will take the city tram to the Olympic stadium. And then you will visit the Sibelius Monument, to witness the inspirations of Sibelius, the Father of Finnish Music. In addition, on the tour, you will visit the top three famous churches in Finland. Walking through the beautiful Esplanade Park, you will hear the story of the Amanda Statue told by your guide and meet the statue at the end of the Park. You will also go into the Old Market Hall, the traditional 19th-century market hall selling fresh local delicacies, and experience this cheerful atmosphere!

After a lunch break, you will continue the tour by 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. During your walking tour, learn about the site's eventful history and see some of Suomenlinna's main attractions.

This tour will end up at Helsinki Market Square, and you may continue the journey of city exploration on your own.

This activity includes:

  • Sibelius Monument
  • Suomenlinna
  • Esplanadi
  • Helsinki Olympic Stadium
  • Market Square
  • Vanha Kauppahalli
  • HSL Public Transportation day ticket
  • Helsinki highlights guided tour by tram
  • Round-trip ferry & guided tour in Suomenlinna
  • Entrance fee
  • English-speaking guide

Meeting point

Main entrance of the Central Railway Station (the entrance that has two pairs of statues holding spherical balls)

On arrival

Your guide will meet you up at the main entrance of the Central Railway Station (the entrance that has two pairs of statues holding spherical balls).

Things to note

1. Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
2. Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
3. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
4. A moderate amount of walking is involved.
5. Minimum passenger requirement applies. There is a possibility of cancellation or rescheduling if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. In the event of cancellation due to passenger requirements, you will be refunded fully.
6. Please make sure your phone is ON during the tour day.
7. Printed booking confirmation and e-tickets both are accepted.
8. We recommend you wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
9. In the summer, the weather may change rapidly. It is good to bring a light coat or a cardigan and an umbrella just in case.
10. In wintertime, warm winter clothes with a scarf and hat are recommended as the temperature can be as low as -35 Celsius degrees.
11. It is recommended that you have travel insurance because in the very unlikely event of an accident the health care costs may be high.

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

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