City Tour Helsinki and Sibelius Home Museum, Half Day Shore Excursion, Countryside

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Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
There is a bit of a walk uphill to the Ainola museum

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent), Finnish (fluent), Swedish (advanced)

Visit Ainola, the former home of national composer Jean Sibelius, panoramic Helsinki

Combine Helsinki City Tour with the countryside.
We visit the former home of our national composer, Jean Sibelius. The museum guide will introduce the house to us, after which we walk through the garden admiring beautiful nature. The museum is not open on Mondays.

We then return to Helsinki to take in all the highlights, including the famous "Rock Church" in Finnish: Temppeliaukio Church.

Of course, on our way back we take a look at the Sibelius monument.

I can also arrange tickets to the Sibelius concert, every day at noon in Helsinki. Concert duration is 1 hour and tickets are 40 euros per person.

This is a private tour and the price is per tour. In case you are more than 8, please ask for a quotation.


Example tour:
Start at 10:00 a. m.
11:00 visit Sibelius home museum Ainola (closed on Mondays)
12:00 drive back to Helsinki and have a look at the main sights
13:00 walk on the Open Air Market (Market Hall if it rains)
13:45 visit the Sibelius monument
14:00 visit the Rock Church
15:00 drive back to ship
- order of the sights may vary -

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: to be agreed

End location: as agreed

Duration: 5 hours

The museum is only open during summer season.


Either a nice VIP minivan or a comfortable car with basic A/C, hired, and always with a chauffeur.

What’s Included

The price includes entrance tickets to the Sibelius museum, the services of Guide Maarit (I speak fluent English), driver and minivan with basic A/C.
Also the guided tour inside the museum is included in the price.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 EUR - a bottle of water 2 eur

What’s Extra

Please bring your own bottle of water.
Entrance fee 3 € to the Rock Church
Toilet fee 1 €
Water bottle 2 €
Concert tickets (optional) 40 eur/person.


I do not drive when I'm guiding, there is always a minivan or car with a driver (included in the price)

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