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Small-Group Walking Tour of Helsinki

Small-Group Walking Tour of Helsinki

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Exploring Helsinki without a guide may mean you just skate over its sights. This small-group tour lets you cover the Finnish capital in depth, with a guide to provide background on the landmarks and the city’s culture that you may miss if alone. Plus, ensure you see all the landmarks, and some tucked-away gems you might have otherwise overlooked. A choice of departure times lets you flexible with timings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$45.72
From
US$45.72

A very personal tour

My wife and I were the only ones on the tour. The guide was brilliant; very informative. I’d highly recommend the tour as an introduction to pretty much everything you’d want to see in Helsinki. The city sights are all very ‘walkable’.

rjt1814, Jan 2020

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Walking Tour in Helsinki with Local Guide

Walking Tour in Helsinki with Local Guide

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Get a fresh perspective on Helsinki on this quirky small-group tour, led by a city planner. Discover bizarre traditions, such as picnicking on graves, famous Finns, such as architect Alvar Aalto, and curios, such as a church built inside a giant granite rock, a statue that seagulls hate, and a 19th-century Bohemian hangout. Leave with an understanding of the city that you won’t get from guidebooks or everyday organized tours.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$53.48
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US$53.48
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Tallinn Day Cruise from Helsinki

Tallinn Day Cruise from Helsinki

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Discover picturesque Tallinn, Estonia’s capital, on a private day trip from Helsinki by ferry. After hotel pickup, cruise across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia in a comfortable ferry. Then, set off on an afternoon tour of this lovely city by foot and air-conditioned transport. View top Tallinn sights including the cobbled Old Town, Toompea Hill, and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral as you hear about the city’s history and culture. Afterward, (depending on timings), enjoy time at leisure before your return ferry trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$230.39
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US$230.39
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Guided Tallinn Day Sightseeing from Helsinki

Guided Tallinn Day Sightseeing from Helsinki

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Making your own day trip to Tallinn from Helsinki means organizing ferries and transport in Estonia’s capital, and doing your own homework on the sights. This small-group day trip covers everything: return ferries, guided touring, plus round-trip port transfers at both ends. See Tallinn’s UNESCO-listed Old Town and more as a guide shares their history, and enjoy free time to stroll and shop before sailing back to Helsinki.
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  • 12 hours
From
US$225.70
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US$225.70

Porvoo from Helsinki or Vantaa

Porvoo from Helsinki or Vantaa

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Porvoo is the second oldest city in Finland. The town is famed for its "Old Town", a dense medieval street pattern with wooden houses. It is the town of Johan Ludvig Runeberg and Albert Edelfelt.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.33
Price varies by group size
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US$85.33
Price varies by group size

Private Guided Helsinki City Tour

Private Guided Helsinki City Tour

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Discover the sights, history and culture of Helsinki on a private 4-hour city tour. Travel between the sights by air-conditioned vehicle, and experience the Finnish capital’s 450-year-old past and stylish vibe from your private guide. See landmarks such as Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral and the Sibelius Monument and, if you wish, visit Temppeliaukio Church, carved underground from rock. Finish with a stroll in Market Square, where stalls offer contemporary Finnish foods and goodies. If there’s something you want to see more of, tell your guide; the itinerary is customizable.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$304.76
Price varies by group size
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US$304.76
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Tour from Helsinki Airport to Helsinki city center

Tour from Helsinki Airport to Helsinki city center

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If you have time between flights, don’t waste it at the airport, grab the tour. By the private car, we will pick you up from Helsinki (Vantaa) Airport and return you back after the tour, according to your flights. We will visit Senate Square, Railway Station square, Aleksander street, Church of Silence, Oodi library, Cathedrals and more. Your guide will be happy to answer any questions you have.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.33
Price varies by group size
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US$85.33
Price varies by group size

Private Helsinki City tour and Medieval Porvoo by car with personal guide

Private Helsinki City tour and Medieval Porvoo by car with personal guide

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Make the most of even limited time in Helsinki on this action-packed private tour, which crams essential city sights plus historic Porvoo Old Town into just half a day. Your personal guide will collect you direct from your home, hotel, or ship, then whisk you around the city, with onboard Wi-Fi so you don’t miss a thing. See Helsinki Cathedral, the Rock Church, the Sibelius Monument, and more.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$341.32
Price varies by group size
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US$341.32
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VIP Helsinki City tour and Medieval Porvoo by Private car with personal guide

VIP Helsinki City tour and Medieval Porvoo by Private car with personal guide

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This tour is suitable for people interested in the history of Finland. In this tour we made a sightseeing tour of Helsinki and a trip to the ancient city of Porvoo. You will see a lot of beautiful things and learn a lot of interesting things about Finland!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$231.62
Price varies by group size
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US$231.62
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Private Tour of Helsinki with a City Planner

Private Tour of Helsinki with a City Planner

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Leave the cumbersome guidebook behind and enjoy a personalized sightseeing experience on this private city tour of Helsinki, led by a professional city planner. Benefit from your guide’s expert knowledge as you take in major sights such as Temppeliaukion Church, Uspenski Cathedral, and Senate Square, and uncover hidden gems you’d be unlikely to find on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$187.43
Price varies by group size
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US$187.43
Price varies by group size
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Walking tour with a Wilderness Guide

Walking tour with a Wilderness Guide

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In this tour, you'll discover and learn about Helsinki’s landmarks, as well as the history and culture of Finland. Sauna, lakes, islands, berries, nature, silence and wilderness means the world for Finnish people, why?...in this small-group walking tour, you'll find out why it is so important. Are you curious about how is to live in a country where the sun does not set at all in the summer, and in the wintertime, we don't get sunlight? I'll tell you how we can enjoy extreme conditions. Do you want to experience the quietness of Helsinki, have a nice view and taste some Finnish flavors? You got it!...we'll have a stop in a perfect spot in the city, where you'll enjoy the silence, taste our traditional berry juice and unique candies. Also, I'll give you the best tips for the rest of your stay in Helsinki, places to visit that probably you don't know that exist in the city, and if you want to do outdoors activities I'll give you the best options not far from the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$49.99
From
US$49.99

Helsinki Private Walking Tour

Helsinki Private Walking Tour

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See the must-see sights of Helsinki, or opt to visit lesser-known spots. The choice is yours on this private walking tour. Your local guide will customize the tour to suit your own interests and needs. You’ll also learn all about Finnish customs and traditions, which will be very handy if you’re traveling further around Finland. This is an ideal tour for first-time visitors to Helsinki, or those short on time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$143.85
Price varies by group size
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US$143.85
Price varies by group size

Helsinki private city tour and Porvoo old town by Luxury car

Helsinki private city tour and Porvoo old town by Luxury car

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We use our creativity and knowledge to adjust the tour according to your interests and preferences, the party size and the weather conditions; so you will get the best of Helsinki and Porvoo Highlights.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$485.70
Price varies by group size
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US$485.70
Price varies by group size

Private Historic Walking Tour of Helsinki

Private Historic Walking Tour of Helsinki

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Get personalized attention and enjoy the ability to travel around Helsinki at your own pace on this private walking tour. With a guide dedicated to your private group, you can focus on the aspects of Helsinki that interest you and listen to tailored commentary. Cover lots of ground, both physically and historically, and enjoy setting your own itinerary.
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  • 3 hours
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US$298.66
per group
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US$298.66
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Helsinki Shared group tour

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Helsinki Shared group tour

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Helsinki boasts many landmarks, but ticking them all off on a self-led tour can be difficult. Explore the Finnish capital with a local guide, and follow a comprehensive itinerary of city highlights that includes Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, and Helsinki Central Station. Gain insight into the city’s architectural heritage and be immersed in the city’s atmosphere as you explore by public transport, tickets included in the price.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$48.76
US$60.96
US$12.20 savings
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US$48.76
US$60.96
US$12.20 savings
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Shore excursion: Helsinki Highlights Sightseeing Guided Tour

Shore excursion: Helsinki Highlights Sightseeing Guided Tour

Looking for a well-organized Helsinki Highlights Tour to soak in the culture and historical importance of this stunning Finnish capital city? If yes, then our guided Helsinki sightseeing with deluxe van and local professional guide is worth considering. This complete Helsinki tour reflects the numerous sides of the city – from the picturesque seaside vistas to the ultra-modern architecture of the city center.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$73.14
From
US$73.14

Discover the Essence of Elegant Nordic City. Private Panoramic Tour of Helsinki

Discover the Essence of Elegant Nordic City. Private Panoramic Tour of Helsinki

Get a private comprehensive tour of Helsinki with a dedicated guide and all private transportation. Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and architecture of the city by following a carefully curated itinerary designed to show you the best of the city in just a day. With pickup and drop-off included, as well as all transportation, this tour couldn't be more convenient.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$563.00
Price varies by group size
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US$563.00
Price varies by group size
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Discover Helsinki & Medieval Porvoo Village Private Tour

Discover Helsinki & Medieval Porvoo Village Private Tour

Enjoy a lovely day in Helsinki that will show you not just the hustle and bustle of the Finnish capital but also a relaxing exploration of the medieval village of Porvoo, that will charm you with its narrow cobble stoned streets, central square arts & crafts market and a stunning chocolate shop. • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$985.00
Price varies by group size
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US$985.00
Price varies by group size
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Architecture Tour of Helsinki with a city planner

Architecture Tour of Helsinki with a city planner

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One of the best ways to learn the ins and outs of a new place is to take a tour with a local expert. On this tour of Helsinki you’ll be guided by a city planner, who knows an incredible amount about the city. Visit the must-see and some lesser-known attractions, and learn the culture and history behind them. You’ll learn much more than you could if sightseeing independently.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.43
Price varies by group size
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US$59.43
Price varies by group size
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VIP City Tour Medieval Porvoo and Helsinki by Luxury car with private driver

VIP City Tour Medieval Porvoo and Helsinki by Luxury car with private driver

There’s just something about Helsinki! In fact, there are so many things about Helsinki that made me love it so, and if you’re wondering what to do in Helsinki then definitely book a tour with me and ill make you love this city!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$341.32
Price varies by group size
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US$341.32
Price varies by group size

Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour of Old City of Porvoo from Helsinki

Shore Excursion: Private Half Day Tour of Old City of Porvoo from Helsinki

Visit the town of Porvoo on this 4-hour private shore excursion. When your ship docks in port, meet your dedicated guide and enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. Round-trip private transportation from the cruise port included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$741.63
per group
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US$741.63
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Full-Day Guided Turku and Castle Tour from Helsinki

Full-Day Guided Turku and Castle Tour from Helsinki

Discover the delights of Turku on a day trip by rail from Helsinki. Admire Finland’s countryside on a fast-train ride to this medieval city, and enjoy a walking and panoramic tour on arrival. Admire the cobbled Old Great Square and Turku Cathedral, and visit Turku Castle, the 13th-century granite fortress. Finish with free time to enjoy Turku's parks, riverside streets, and quaint shops. Return rail tickets, castle admission, and Helsinki hotel transfers included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$380.94
Price varies by group size
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US$380.94
Price varies by group size
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The Best of Helsinki on a Walk and Talk Private Tour

The Best of Helsinki on a Walk and Talk Private Tour

A great walking exploration of Helsinki for those who want to feel how vibrant this city is. Walk the streets of the Finnish capital, visit Market square, experience nordic hospitality and find unique gifts to take home!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$398.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$398.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Enjoy the personalized attention of your dedicated guide during this 4-hour private tour of downtown Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress. Get an overview of the Finnish capital's most important landmarks, then visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sea Fortress. Pickup and drop-off at any Helsinki location included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$951.99
per group
From
US$951.99
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