Day trip of Helsinki from the Cruise Ship Terminal or a hotel in Helsinki

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Tour Number

Activity Level

3417


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

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

Private Helsink Tour: Make the most of your day in Helsinki.


Helsinki is a beautiful and interesting town between east and west in Europe. In six hours I can show you the high lights of Helsinki and also a visit to Porvoo, the second oldest town in Finland from the 14th century. Be my guest.

If you want a shorter or longer tour I can arrange that also.

Itinerary

Meet at Cruise Ship Terminal.

I will meet you by the cruise terminal with my car. When I know the ship you are coming on I will advice you on the exact meeting point. You decide when you want to start the tour. I will be there on time.

This is your day, so I would like you to see the things that appeal most to you. But I would personally recommend to see the Market Square, the Senate Square, take a walk on the Esplanades and a visit in the Rock Church ( now with a extra fee 3 euros ) well know for its architecture and a ride by the sea side. Also the covered market in Hakaniemi to see what people in Helsinki are buying for food.

Lunch at a wide variety of restaurants, according to your taste.
Or maybe a salmon sandwitch at the covered market.

The time allows also for a visit Porvoo, our second oldest town in Finland. A beautiful small town by a river. Cobble stone streets and a small town athmosfere. You will love it.

I wil tell you about us Finns what we do and not not do and how our economy is doing.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the cruise ship terminal. When I know which ship you are coming on I can advice the exact meeting point. I will have sign with your name on it or what ever name you prefer I should use.

End location: At the end of the tour I bring you back to your cruise ship or if you stay at a hotel back to your hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Time of tour is flexible, up to 6.00 hours depending upon your arrival to the harbour and the departure time of your ship. On a rainy day activities can be a bit limted depending naturally on the equipment you have. If you prefer a only Helsinki tour 4 hrs I can do it also.

Transportation

We use a comfortable car for transport.
If you are a group I can have minibus or bigger bus for
our use. Price will be different but competetive.

What’s Included

Other: My time as your personal tour guide and assistant and transportation with a comfortable and clean air conditioned car.
Naturally I pick you up from the cruise harbour and at the end of the day I bring you back to the harbour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - Finland is an expensive country:

A lunch will cost about 8-10 euros in a buffet restaurant
Wine and beer is expensive, for a soft drink 3 euros
Water is usually free of charge in restaurants and is safe to drink.
An ice cream at a kiosk costs 3,00 euros
Shopping can go from a few euros to anywhere depending on what you buy. If you come from an non European Union country you can benefit from Tax Free shopping in Finland.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals, drinks, entrance fees if applicable.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ralf was a wonderful guide. He is very knowledgeable, interesting and has a good sense of humor as well. We learned a lot about Finland, it's history and its people. We visited Porvoo and many of the popular sites in Helsinki and walked around the city, markets, esplanade and historic buildings. I highly recommend touring this lovely city with Ralf. He's delightful.
Nina Charnley

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