Best of Helsinki

Price: $99.00
Ages 6 and under are free if no seat is occupied.
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeStandard
Shore Excursion TypeCultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromOutside Cruise Ship Port Gate. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket)
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressPlease dress comfortably and casually. eg; jeans, sportswear, joggers and comfortable walking shoes such as sneakers. Please also wear layers and weather appropriate clothing. Bring an umbrella also, just incase.
RestrictionsThe recommended minimum age to participate on this tour is 6 years. When booking, guests must provide: 1. Name as in Passport 2. Cruise ship name 3. Contact phone number (mobile). A current valid passport is required on the day of travel. Students must have a valid ISIC Card. There is a moderate amount of walking over some uneven terrain and steps. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. A visit to the Rock Church cannot be guaranteed due to occasional religious services and other private events. Please let us know the exact ages of any infant under 4 years old. Child seats will be provided free of charge where necessary. If we are not informed in advance about any children under 4 years old, we might be able to accommodate them only by extra charge for the seat as 70 USD. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Spend four hours catching breathtaking views of architectural excellence, with stops to explore the Rock Church and more when you book this Helsinki cultural excursion. See the best that Helsinki has to offer, as you follow your expert English-speaking guide on a bus tour that takes you on a scenic drive in downtown Helsinki to see the famed Market Square, the Opera House Finlandia Concert Hall, and other iconic sites. While you'll need your valid passport on the day of your excursion, this scenic tour covers the cost of a scenic city center walking tour, admission to the Rock Church, and roundtrip transportation via a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for your convenience. With the chance to take stunning photos at Sibelius Park and free time for exploring the city or shopping, this scenic tour is perfect for shopping aficionados and culture connoisseurs alike.

Start your epic tour to discover the best of Helsinki by meeting your tour guide at your port and boarding a comfortable air-conditioned bus for a scenic drive that takes you down iconic streets like Esplanadi Street and the main boulevard of the famous Mannerheim Street. As you enjoy your scenic drive of Helsinki's downtown district, you'll notice the iconic Market Square, which is only minutes away from the pier. Take in the architectural excellence of the historic Central Train Station, before passing by must-see attractions like the Presidential Palace, the Uspensky Cathedral and the National Museum and Finlandia Hall. You'll also get a chance to take in the beauty of the Parliament Building's stripped classical architectural style and the stunning white marble facade of the Opera House Finlandia Concert Hall.

Continue your scenic drive as you pass the site of the 1952 Olympic Games: the Olympic Stadium. Get ready to grab your camera and take breathtaking photos while in Sibelius Park, which stands next to the steel-pipe structure that honors Finnish composer Ian Sibelius: the Sibelius Monument.

Conclude your tour with a stop at the famous Rock Church where you'll get to tour this iconic building. This famous 20th-century landmark is engraved in solid rock and features a copper dome. Thanks to its rough, rock surfaces, the Rock Church offers top-quality acoustics and is often used for concerts and other musical performances. End your excursion with a scenic guided walking tour and leisure time to dine on your own or explore the city center before heading back to your port.

If you're looking for a convenient excursion that makes it easy to see the best sites Helsinki has to offer, then this is the tour for you. Reserve your spot on this iconic tour, grab your camera, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime right in Helsinki!