Tour duration: about 3 hours
Group size: group tour
Activity level: active, it’s a walking tour not suitable for physically challenged people.
Transportation: transfer to the city centre by a tram.
Tour guide: an English-speaking tour guide
Inside visits: an inside visit to Rock church (if there’s no service at the time of visiting)
Important: the deadline for booking this tour is 1 week prior to the ship’s arrival in Helsinki.
Price: 50 USD per person
Package price (if purchased together with St. Petersburg group tour):
40 USD per person
10:00-10:15 – Transfer to the city centre by tram. In Helsinki trams are not only public transportation, but also a very popular way of sightseeing. You will get 24-hour tickets.
10:15-13:00 – Walking tour of Helsinki city centre. You will get to see the following sights: Market Square and Old Market, Esplanadi and Havis Amanda fountain, Senate Square with the monument to the Russian Emperor Alexander II, the Main Cathedral of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, (Lutheran) and Dormition Cathedral (Orthodox), Helsinki main railway station, main avenue of Helsinki and the monument to Gustav Mannerheim.
An inside visit to the famous Rock Church (if there’s no service at the time of visiting).
13:00 – Finish downtown. Your guide will explain you how to return back to the port, options for lunch and shopping and answer your questions. Free time and return back to the ship (the harbour is within 15 minutes’ walking distance). You are welcome to use the tram again, as in the beginning of the tour.