A holiday or short city break in the capital of Finland is unlikely to disappoint you. Tours in Helsinki give insight to the country, the people, the culture, and you can have fun too.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM HELSINKI
Discover the beautiful Helsinki city and visit nearby Medieval Porvoo town on this guided sightseeing bus tour. First, see Helsinki city’s cultural landmarks and historic monuments, then continue to the medieval town of Porvoo to enjoy its cathedral, Town Hall Square, and beautiful cobbled streets lined with local shops.
Your 6-hour tour includes pickup from select Helsinki hotels and operates in a group of up to 50 people.
HELSINKI SUPER SAVER: 24-HOUR HOP ON HOP OFF BUS AND BOAT COMBINATION TOUR
Explore the capital of Finland by land and water, and combine two top-selling tours on this 3-hour bus and boat combo tour in Helsinki. Explore Helsinki by sightseeing bus and enjoy the freedom to hop on and off at your leisure.
With audio commentary on board, take in attractions including the Ateneum Art Museum, the Market Square, the National Museum, the Olympic stadium, and Senate Square with ease. Next, you’ll be taking to the waves on a 1.5-hour cruise. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sweeping views over the Helsinki skyline from the water.
HELSINKI CULTURE DAY: FRESH DESIGN AND MUSIC EXPERIENCE INCLUDING GUIDED WALKING TOUR
Gain insight into Finnish culture and music on this up-cycling workshop and walking tour in Helsinki. Participate in an up-cycling workshop and create a souvenir with the materials.
As you work, learn why it’s important to the people of Helsinki. Visit the Teurastamo area of Helsinki, and design and second-hand stores in Kallio at your leisure.
Then follow a guide on a city sightseeing tour. You’ll discover some of the top attractions, including the Esplanades, Kiasma modern art museum, the Rock Church, Senate Square, and 19th-century Uspenski Cathedral, and you can even listen to some traditional Finnish music along the way.
SHORE EXCURSION: HELSINKI PANORAMIC BUS TOUR WITH SEURASAARI OPEN-AIR MUSEUM TOUR
Make the most of your Helsinki visit in 5 hours. With the help of a professional guide, enjoy a panoramic 3-hour driving tour of Helsinki city centre with multiple photo stops and a 2-hour walking tour to the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum island, which is reachable within several minutes’ drive from the centre of Helsinki.
This tour is limited to a group size of 32 and includes round-trip transfer from the cruise port.
HELSINKI SENATE SQUARE PRIVATE WALKING TOUR
Explore Senate Square, the historical heart of Helsinki, on this 2-hour guided city walk accompanied by a private guide. The tour offers insight into the history and architecture of Helsinki.
GUIDED PORVOO HALF DAY TOUR: FROM HELSINKI
Join this guided half-day (4-hour) trip from Helsinki to the idyllic town of Porvoo with its well-preserved wooden houses and picturesque cobble-stoned streets. The city’s town plan is from the Middle Ages, the low small houses, picturesque yards and narrow streets form a historically unique wooden town milieu. The symbols of Porvoo – the red warehouses on the riverbanks, tell the story of seafaring and trading.
PRIVATE HELSINKI FOOD AND BEER TOUR
What do Finns eat? Get familiar with the local ingredients and seasonal specialities on this private 2-hour walking tour in Helsinki. Hear the stories on the development of the Finnish food scene from the simple porridge-eaters to Michelin Star cuisine of today. For a drink, you will have the finest products of the local microbreweries.
TURKU DAY TOUR AND CASTLE VISIT: FROM HELSINKI
Join in our Turku Day Tour and visit the medieval Castle of Turku, a perfect supplement to your Helsinki visit. You will have the chance to visit the striking Medieval Turku Castle and the Turku Cathedral. During this guided city tour you will get to know the old Turku with its beautiful parks, statues and interesting monuments.
HELSINKI HIGHLIGHTS BY BIKE
Helsinki Highlights by Bike is an entertaining and easy-going orientation to the major attractions of Helsinki. We visit the market places to meet the local people and let you hear the history of our nation through beautiful, unique architecture that only Helsinki can offer. We cycle through our city giving you time for sightseeing and shopping. Quiet green spaces are also not forgotten, that is what Helsinki is all about!
BIKE TOUR IN HELSINKI FOREST
Explore Central Park on two wheels on this 2 or 4-hour Helsinki forest bike tour. Clip on your helmet and hop onto the saddle, then spin through Helsinki’s Central Park with a private guide. Follow winding forest trails through dense woodland, and gain insight into Finland’s diverse native tree species. Stop for a snack and a drink along the way, and learn of Finland’s traditional plant-based medicines.
This private forest bike tour covers a gentle gradient. Bicycle and helmet is included.
HELSINKI AND SUOEMENLINNA SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Discover Helsinki and Suomenlinna during this 5-hour tour. With a professional guide, visit Helsinki’s most famous sites, including Sibelius Monument and Esplanade Park. Next, take a ferry to the Suomenlinna Island and continue your walking tour through Kings Gate, Suomenlinna church, and Jetty barracks. Round-trip ferry tickets and pickup from central Helsinki is included.
SHORE EXCURSION: CITY SIGHTSEEING FROM HELSINKI SOUTH HARBOUR
Discover Helsinki in just 3 hours from and back to your port via air-conditioned coach.
To ensure our customers have a great experience in Helsinki, our expert travel team has carefully handpicked the tour route which covers top 12 attractions of Helsinki. The hidden stories of Helsinki, only known by our experienced guides, will make your trip more unique. You may can opt to stay later in the city if you like or take a drop to your port.
MEDIEVAL TALLINN DAY TRIP INCLUDING LUNCH: FROM HELSINKI
Depart Helsinki in the morning by ferry and embark on a full-day trip to medieval Tallinn, Estonia’s fascinating capital city. Let your professional English-speaking guide take you around the most important sights of Tallinn both in and outside the medieval Old Town (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and enjoy a tasty lunch served in one of the charming restaurants. After lunch, use free time to explore the myriad of shops and sights the city has to offer, before the transfer back to the harbour for the return journey to Helsinki.
HELSINKI SUPER SAVER: PANORAMA SIGHTSEEING BUS TOUR AND CANAL CRUISE
Make the most of your stay in Helsinki. This comprehensive combination includes two top tours in the Finnish capital: Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Tour and The Beautiful Canal Route Sightseeing Tour By Boat. Free WiFi is available for your convenience on both the bus and the boat.
HELSINKI JAZZ DINNER CRUISE
Come and enjoy a great collection of swinging Nat King Cole hits, other jazz evergreens, and a few soul classics on this 2.5-hour Jazz Dinner Cruise in the beautiful Helsinki archipelago. Delicious à la carte dinner is served on-board. Free WiFi is available on-board for your convenience.
HELSINKI ARCHIPELAGO DINNER CRUISE
Discover Helsinki and its beautiful archipelago while enjoying a delicious 3-course à la Carte meal on this 2.5-hour dinner cruise. Choose from 2 fantastic menus and board M/S Aava for an evening of great food and spectacular views out to the Helsinki archipelago. This cruise is popular with locals as well as overseas visitors due to the high standard of food on board this floating restaurant. Free WiFi is available on-board.
HELSINKI FOREST WALKING TOUR
Helsinki is green, and this half-day walking tour will show you all the shades of it on this forest tour. Your local guide will take you to the most prestige parts of nature reserves within the city. Your guide will introduce the ways the Finns spend recreational time in the woods. You get to pick up some seasonal herbs, berries or mushrooms as well.
SEA LIFE HELSINKI ENTRANCE TICKET
Dive into underwater adventure at SEA LIFE Helsinki! Your basic entrance ticket includes the entrance to the centre, transporting you into the amazing underwater world. With your ticket you can explore SEA LIFE at your own pace, and participate in free fish feedings throughout the day. Be wowed by beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep sea and prepare for astonishing close-up views.
HAPPY HELSINKI WALKING TOUR
Discover top attractions in coastal Finland on this 2.5-hour Helsinki walking tour.
Follow your guide through the streets and parks of Helsinki, and discover top attractions such as Esplanadi, the Helsinki Cathedral, the Chapel of Silence, Kamppi Centre, the Kiasma Modern Art Museum, and Uspenski Russian Cathedral.
As you explore, gain insight into Finland’s colourful past. Perhaps stop at the market where you can buy local delicacies, souvenirs, use WiFi, restrooms, and see sides to bustling Helsinki that many visitors miss.
THE HELSINKI CARD
Discover Helsinki independently with the Helsinki Card. The card is a handy, economical way to make the most of your visit in Helsinki. It is a transport ticket and entrance ticket all in one and has a number of great value reductions and bonuses attached. Don’t leave home without one!
WIFI EVERYWHERE IN HELSINKI
Enjoy unlimited internet everywhere in Finland with 4G-LTE Pocket WiFi. Stay connected anytime and avoid data roaming charges for your next travel in Finland.
HELSINKI MUSIC WALKING TOUR
Enjoy Helsinki and Finnish music on this 3 hour walking tour to the beautiful landmarks in the city centre. The tour features informative commentary and fascinating music samples from Finland. Your authorised Helsinki guide together with a high-quality audio system will make sure that you have a great Helsinki experience.
HELSINKI SIGHTSEEING CANAL CRUISE
See the sights of Helsinki from the water on a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise! Relax inside in the lower saloon or out on deck, and admire the beautiful islands that make up Helsinki archipelago. Cruise past top city attractions like the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress and learn of Helsinki’s 16th-century history from the onboard commentary. Free WiFi is available on-board for your convenience.