Mixed tour Helsinki city + medieval Porvoo + forest walk.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

16184


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kid friendly, supervised by parents.
As a father to two boys I can take care of your children for a short while.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of car. It is preferable to enjoy short walkings but not a "must".

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Finnish (fluent), German (advanced), Spanish (basic), Swedish (fluent)

Available 24/7 all group sizes. Shore excursion, airport, port, hotel. PRICE given 1-6 pers. Total 8h. Auch auf DEUTSCH.


Metropolitan Helsinki: 1, 3 mill. inhabitants, est. 1550, European City of Culture in year 2000. The mini St. Petersburg.
We see the main highlights of the city incl. visits at the Senate Square, Market Place, Orthodox church and Rock Church. 3h.

Porvoo: Walk in old town with > 300 old, wooden houses. Incl. coffee & beverage.
Included driving. 3h.

Northern nature walk: back from Porvoo walk 1-2h on a path in a spruce forest. Included driving. 2h.

Itinerary

HELSINKI: we experience one of Europe's biggest Old Towns in Russian Empire-style in Western Europe. During the tour we see all main sights in town incl. Rock church and Sibelius monument.
We pass the Olympic Stadium and Opera House. 3h.
PORVOO: Drive 45 min's. Founded 1346 by the Danes. We walk in old town, incl. coffee & beverage and visiting the medieval Cathedral at the river bank. 3h.
WALK IN SPRUCE FOREST: back to Helsinki through rural countryside with agricultural sites. We do a voluntary forest walk on a narrow path. 2h.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet you, we drop you at the airport, ship terminal, your hotel or somewhere else - you choose.

End location: Airport, ship terminal, your hotel or somewhere else - you choose.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Van.

What’s Included

Other: Me = a native, > 60 yrs. Johan, your guide and assistant, you are free to test all my knowledge. All transports with a van.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - Lunch 8-15€, beer, wine 3-5€, water is safe to drink from water tap. Ice cream 2-5€. No entrance fees.

What’s Extra

Other: > 6 persons = minibus = extra cost.
Meals, drinks, entrance fees, parking etc.
If your group is larger than 6 persons please send me an enquiry so I can create a customized tour for you.

Restrictions

None. Available 24/7 all year round.

A Recent Review of this tour

Johan took us on a most enjoyable tour of the city and outside to Porvoo. Johan is a particularly nice and interesting person to spend the day with; full of interesting and varied talks through the day. The highlight though was the walk through the spruce forest described as "We do a voluntary forest walk on a narrow path". With Johan this is transformed as he describes the flora and fauna as we walk along - it was an unexpected highlight of the day.
Ian Charman

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