Helsinki Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day City and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Tour

Helsinki Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day City and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Tour
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$938.83
Duration: 4 hours
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Get to know Helsinki, the vibrant capital of Finland, on a private 4-hour shore excursion that includes pickup from the cruise port. Take a city tour to see top sights, and visit historic Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site. During the city tour, you'll pass by landmarks such as the Presidential Palace, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, and the Opera House.

Your half-day Helsinki shore excursion begins with pickup from the cruise port upon your ship's arrival.

With your private guide, enjoy a city tour to see the most important and interesting sights of Helsinki, including the historical center, Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, and the Opera House. Stop by Senate Square, the Sibelius Monument, and, if possible, Temppeliaukio Church, a church built inside a rock, also known as Rock Church. While you go, listen to stories from your guide about life in Helsinki from the past to the present day.

Next, hop aboard a waterbus for the short crossing to the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Sea Fortress. Take a walking tour to see its main sights and learn about the history of the fortification as your guide introduces you to the Castle Courtyard, Piper's Park, and the Dry Dock, which was once among the largest in the world.

After Suomenlinna, you will be returned to your cruise port or another location of your choice.

Get to know Helsinki, the vibrant capital of Finland, on a private 4-hour shore excursion that includes pickup from the cruise port. Take a city tour to see top sights, and visit historic Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site. During the city tour, you'll pass by landmarks such as the Presidential Palace, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, and the Opera House.