Private Helsinki Design Uncovered Walking Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

41284


Categories

City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. All my tours are child-friendly. I am parent myself and families are warmly welcome!

Friendly: No.
You must be able to walk with relative ease and able to get in and out of public transport if needed. Comfortable walking shoes are advisable.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Finnish (fluent), English (fluent)

Private Helsinki Design and Architecture Walking Tour with Private Guide


Helsinki is home to some of the greatest names in modern architecture and design: On this tour we will explore this heritage.

On our walk we will admire the city's abundant and varied architecture ranging from Neoclassical and Art Nouveau through to Functionalist. We will also not forget the Modern architecture crowning the city's eclectic offering.

The creations of Aalto and Saarinen can be found all around the city within easy walking distance. Did you know that Finnish-born US Architecht Eero Saarinen was also an acclaimed interior designer?

The Esplanadi area, home to the classical Design District, showcases the works of great Finnish interior design names such as Aalto, Saarinen, Aarnio, Wirkkala and Sarpaneva. See how many of the classical Finnish design classics you can recognize!

During the tour we will also find the time for a relaxed coffee break or refreshments stop.

Itinerary

Main Milestones:

1) Meet and begin tour.

2) Begin design tour focusing on architectural design.

3) Continue tour with remainder of itinerary covering the design Area of Esplanadi and Design Forum.

4) Break for refreshments / coffee.

5) Tour completed. I can accompany you back to your hotel.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

On Sundays some of the Designer stores on the itinerary are closed and we will look at alternative options.

Transportation

Hotel guests: Helsinki center is very compact so we can begin our walking tour as soon as we leave the hotel.

What’s Included

  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Public transport tickets (bus or tram) as well as entry to the Rock Church (if open) are included in the tour fee.

You will also receive my undivided attention as a qualified Design Guide, Finnish language interpreter and cross cultural adviser!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EUR - Finland is an expensive country and you can count on approx EUR 10 for a refreshment stop per person.

What’s Extra

  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: No extras except for any refreshments purchased during the tour.

Restrictions

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sight, I am not allowed to give tours inside the Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress. Only accredited Suomenlinna guides permitted. The island is visible from the mainland by boat where commentary is unrestricted.

A Recent Review of this tour

Very knowledgeable guide, very adaptive: she delvers an excellent tour. Nice interaction !
Jan L.

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    496 USD(for up to 8 people) (duration: 4 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    41284


    Categories

    City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. All my tours are child-friendly. I am parent myself and families are warmly welcome!

    Friendly: No.
    You must be able to walk with relative ease and able to get in and out of public transport if needed. Comfortable walking shoes are advisable.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), Finnish (fluent), English (fluent)

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