Helsinki Walking Tour

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Adults/Children price from

37/34 USD pp

Intense

Walking

Duration

3 hours

Multiple

Languages

Highlights

  • Hop on a tram and get a close-up look of the local culture
  • Take a fascinating walking tour through the city center of Helsinki
  • Discover the historical background of Helsinki and see architecture of the Northern Modern
  • Learn about the city’s everyday life at the Market square

Inclusions

  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Tram ride
  • Top Attractions: Rock Church, Market Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Central Railway Station, Presidential Palace

Inside visits of

  • Rock Church

Visa/Tour Tickets

Visa or tour tickets are not required for US and EU citizens in order to disembark in Helsinki.

Payment information  

  • A 20% deposit must be paid at the time of reservation. The remaining balance is due upon your arrival to St. Petersburg. In St. Petersburg you can either pay in cash (only Rubles are accepted) or by credit card;
  • Full payment is required when you book a Baltic excursion without St. Petersburg;
  • After completing your online payment, you will get a payment confirmation.

Cancelation policy

If you or any other member of your party decides to cancel your confirmed booking you must notify us in writing. Deposits are fully refundable 72 hours prior to the date of your (first) tour; deposits are non-refundable within 72 hours prior to the date of your (first) tour. In case of no-show, no refund is granted. Once you’ve paid for the tour (package) in St. Petersburg, no refund is available.

Availability and Notes

  • Please inquire availability at least 48 hours prior to your ship's arrival to the port
  • Please, note that tour schedule will be adjusted based on the arrival time of your ship.
  • A visit to the Rock Church cannot be guaranteed due to occasional religious services and other private events.

Meeting point

The meeting point is located outside the port area.Please, make sure to read disembarkation instructions sent through email with other documentation.

Tips and Discounts

  • Children (7 - 17 y.o.)/students get 10% off the tour price.
  • Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price. The sum you wish to give to your guide and driver after a well-done tour should be up to the western standards (approximately 15%). It is a good idea to divide gratuity between your guide and driver and give it separately to them: 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver. Please have some cash with you (USD, EUR) for this reason, but it is always up to you!

Itinerary

 08:30 am - 12:30 pm

Meeting by the ship (outside the port area). The exact start time will be adjusted to your cruise ship’s arrival

Please note: the start time of the tour is given approximately and will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time. 

09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Walking tour and tram ride in Helsinki. Rock Church visit

You will be given an introduction tour to the  history of Helsinki. Allow yourself a couple of hours of complete indulgence of the best Helsinki has to offer.

After a public transportation ride to feel like a local on tram/bus to the city center, we will start our stroll through Helsinki. Our walking tour will take you to the highlights of a Nordic city famed for its design and architecture. As a special treat, the Rock Church is part of our stops along the way. A thrilling work of modern architecture is a must see when visiting. A local pride, built entirely underground.

During the walk, you can admire the relaxed feeling of beautiful Esplanade BoulevardCentral Railway Station, and the largest Orthodox Church in Scandinavia – the Uspenski Cathedral.

Presidential PalaceNational OperaKiasma modern Art Museum and many other interesting historical sites located in the center follow thereafter. Senate Square with the monument to the Russian tsar Alexander II is one of the most historic and beautiful squares designed in the early 1800s Helsinki. We will then enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Market Square surrounded by inviting cafés and shops.

Once the tour is over, your guide will leave you to enjoy the wonderful Market Square in the city center. You can return to your ship by taxi, public transport or shuttle bus service.

Please note that the inside visit to the Rock Church can not be guaranteed in the event of religious services.

*Please, note that the tour order and the time spent at each venue may vary depending on ticket availability, museums’ days-off, and the traffic situation in the city.

Tour cost calculator

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Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Price per person in (USD) 386 191 140 108 88 77 72 64 58 53 49 46 43 41 39 37
Price in USD per person on weekends and holidays 515 252 183 140 114 99 92 82 74 67 62 58 54 51 48 46

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