Helsinki Highlights Private Tour
Visit Helsinki on the Helsinki Highlights Private Tour by car. Helsinki – the capital of Finland is famous for the Nordic Jugend/modern architecture of the early 20th century. Being a part of Russian Empire for more than a hundred years, Helsinki is a multi-religious city with two dominant buildings of Lutheran and Orthodox cathedrals in the city center. Railway station as well as half of the buildings in the historical part are built by legendary architect Eliel Saarinen, who’s son – Eero Saarinen constructed St Louise city Arch and JFK airport.
Private vehicle with the guide will take you around the city showing the most charming parts such as the embassy quarter, Rock church, Sibellius monument and Design District. Tour will be continued on foot. City center is quite compact, so in 2 hours we will see most of it. We’ll visit both main cathedrals, see the main railway station which is a unique piece of architecture. Walk the main street and visit the Senate Square. Learn how Helsinki was founded on the oldest square of the city center – Kauppatori – the Market Square. We’ll walk the Espalnade – the main boulevard of the city center and favorite place for local people to come for an evening walk.
The Guide will advise you about places to visit on your own, like restaurants, museums and interesting sites, and show you the spot, where you’ll meet the transfer vehicle to get back to the port.
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This tour includes
- Market square
- Old harbor
- Senate square
- Russian Emperor Alexander I
- Great Lutheran Cathedral
- Orthodox Dormition cathedral
- Gustav Mannerheim
The itinerary of the tour
10 am meeting the guide and driver at the exit gate on the harbor.
10-12.00 am drive around the city center stopping by Sibellius monument and famous Rock church
12.00-13.00 walking tour of the city center of Helsinki.
13.00-14.30 free time on your own
14.40 meeting the transfer bus and transfer to the port
15.00 arrival to the port
BE NOTED: the timing above is a sample one, and will be arranged according to the actual time of ship’s arrival in the port. We used to start the program one hour after disembarkation.
Please note: This is a sample itinerary. The tour can be modified on your request!
number of people
1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Price per person/
360 385 540 565 590 600 610 620
Tour price includes
- professional English-speaking guide for 3 hours (other languages are available for private tours upon request ).