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Helsinki Shore Excursions - Highlights of Helsinki


 



This 4 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from Port or Hotel in Helsinki
  • Private Vehicle with Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Included Interior Visits- Temppeliaukio Rock Church
Please Note: The prices shown below are not valid on Sundays or local National Holidays. If your only day in this city is Sunday, please Contact Us for pricing and availability.
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Tour Number:
FHELS-01


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2 People - $458 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $328 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $248 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $200 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $168 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $146 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $143 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 

Helsinki Shore Excursion

This Helsinki shore trip provides a glimpse into Helsinki's past and present. You enjoy a driving tour with photo stops at the city's icons, plus you visit the popular Temppeliaukio Rock Church and the Sibelius Monument.

After meeting your licensed guide you immediately begin your driving tour of Helsinki, which is a rather modern city becuase it was largely rebuilt after a terrible fire in 1808. The city also prides iteself on its parks and open spaces which make up nearly one third of the city.

Driving along the sea front you see the famous Market Square where vendors sell fresh fish, flowers, vegetables and more.

In the heart of the city you have a photo stop at Senate Square which is lined with several Neoclassical buildings including the Presidential Palace, Helsinki University and Helsinki Cathedral. In the center of the square is a statue of Alexander II, the Czar of Russia and Grand Duke of Finland.

On Mannerheim Street, Helsinki's main street, you see the National Museum and Finlandia Hall, designed by the famous architect Alvar Aalto, amd the Opera House. Another impressive sights is the Parliament building which has a facade that includes 14 Corinthian columns.

Next you visit one the Helsinki's most popular sites, the Temppeliaukio Rock Church, which is considered one of Europe's most unique churches. It is carved out of solid rock in the side of the mountain and topped by a copper dome.

Before you tour is complete you also enjoy a stop at another of Helsinki's popular landmarks, the Sibelius Monument. This monument, located in a Sibelius Park, resembles a giant pipe organ and honors the famed Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Helsinki shore excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Helsinki tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing is approximate based on your interests & traffic
  • Drive to Helsinki City Center - 15 Minutes
  • Helsinki driving tour with photo stops - 3 Hours
  • Visit Temppeliaukio Rock Church - 30 Minutes
  • Return to Pier - 15 Minutes