Helsinki Music Tour - Private Tour

Helsinki Music Tour - Private Tour
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$423.53
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Enjoy Helsinki and Finnish music on a 3-hour walking tour in the city centre. This "walking radio program" visits the main sights in the city centre and presents you with informative commentary and a variety of music samples from Finland. A high-quality audio system and your professional guide make sure that your group has a wonderful sightseeing experience in Helsinki.

  • Unless pick-up at the hotel was arranged, meet with your guide at the central, easy to find meeting point in the city centre of Helsinki.
  • On arrival, all participants receive their personal audio set and go through sound check, to make sure that everybody can hear perfectly.
  • In a brief introducion into the Finnish past, you learn about the “heroes” from the national epic Kalevala and the importance of music in Finnish history and present time.
  • While listening to a first example of Finnish Folk music,  we start walking into the city centre and visit the different sights. The tour covers the Esplanades, Marketplace, Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square and Helsinki Cathedral, Train station square with Ateneum and National Theater, National Museum, Parliament, Music Hall, Finlandia Hall as well as Art Nouveau buildings, one surprise building and a lot of details on the way. Opening hours permitting, inside visits are possible.
  • You receive expert commentary from your authorized Helsinki guide at different stops and on the go. Your guide also presents you with music samples from Finland and explains, how they are connected to the landmarks, a specific time period in history or important personalities. Some music will also be presented while walking.
  • Music samples include traditional folk music, classical music, tango, pop and metal rock a.o.. If your group prefers a specific type of music, the tour can be customized to your preferences.
  • The tour is a round trip and ends at the meeting point, unless agreed otherwise.
  • Visit at the Rock Church can be arranged on request (additional fee of 3€/person applies). In this case, the tour will end at the Rock church, from where you can walk back to the hotel or city center, take a tram or make arrangements beforehand for pick-up by bus or taxi.

Enjoy Helsinki and Finnish music on a 3-hour walking tour in the city centre. This "walking radio program" visits the main sights in the city centre and presents you with informative commentary and a variety of music samples from Finland. A high-quality audio system and your professional guide make sure that your group has a wonderful sightseeing experience in Helsinki.