Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
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$771.77
Duration: 4 hours
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Discover the many charms of Finland’s vibrant capital during this private, half-day tour. Over the course of four hours, your guide will give you an in-depth overview of Helsinki and its most famous sights, including the City Hall, Presidential Palace, and Finnish National Opera. Your tour will also include a visit to the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Finland’s most-visited landmarks.

See Helsinki’s top highlights all in one day on this comprehensive and private 4-hour tour of the city. Your guide will meet you at your local accommodation or other preferred meeting point before whisking you away in a private vehicle. Your departure time is up to you.

Your tour of Finland’s beautiful and historic capital will include stops at its most famous landmarks. Begin by visiting the historic city center, see the Presidential Palace and City Hall, drop by the Parliament Building, admire the striking, modernist façade of the Finlandia Hall and see the Finnish National Opera.

There will also be stops at the Senate Square and the Sibelius Monument, the latter of which is dedicated to national composer Jean Sibelius and resembles organ pipes. A stop at the Temppeliaukio Church, famous for being built inside a giant piece of granite, may also be planned. As you go, your guide will provide historical context and tell fascinating stories about Helsinki’s sights.

After your tour around Helsinki, the day continues with a visit to the historic Suomenlinna Sea Fortress. Board a water bus with your guide and venture to the 18th-century military fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Helsinki’s most popular open-air destinations. Within the fortress, your guide will give you a detailed overview of its most important landmarks, including Piper’s Park and the Dry Dock.

After you’ve had plenty of time to discover the historic marvel, you will return to Helsinki in the company of your guide, after which you’ll be dropped off at a preferred location.

Discover the many charms of Finland’s vibrant capital during this private, half-day tour. Over the course of four hours, your guide will give you an in-depth overview of Helsinki and its most famous sights, including the City Hall, Presidential Palace, and Finnish National Opera. Your tour will also include a visit to the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Finland’s most-visited landmarks.