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Essential Collection

Helsinki Highlights ESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Access from: Helsinki


Key info

  • Tour ID: 6830
  • Duration: ​3 hours
  • Pick up point: ​Helsinki Port
  • Activity level: Gentle

Top highlights

  • Olympiastadion
  • Esplanade Park
  • Senate Square
  • Sibelius Monument
  • Sea Fortress Island

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 6830
  • Duration: ​3 hours
  • Pick up point: ​Helsinki Port
  • Activity level: Gentle
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Olympiastadion
  • Esplanade Park
  • Senate Square
  • Sibelius Monument
  • Sea Fortress Island

Itinerary

​Leave port
Visit Helsinki Cathedral
Visit Esplanade Park
Visit the Olympiastadion
Visit Senate Square
Visit the Sibelius Monument
Visit Temppeliaukio Church
Either explore the centre of Helsinki by yourself, or return back to port

This half-day tour will take you to the most picturesque places in Helsinki, Finland's beautiful capital, including:

Helsinki Cathedral: This 62-metre-high cathedral was originally built from 1830-1852 as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

Esplanade Park: A big green area between two streets which is very active in summer, when many Finns come to have a picnic and listen to live music performances.

The Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium): the largest stadium in the country hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics but nowadays is mainly used for hosting sports events and big concerts.

Senate Square: Surrounded by landmarks - Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, themain building of the University of Helsinki, and Sederholm House - this is in the oldest part of the city.

The Sibelius Monument: This tribute to the great Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, is composed of 600 hollow steel pipes welded together in a wave-like pattern.

Temppeliaukio Church: When possible, the tour will visit this extraordinary Lutheran church, which opened in 1969. Built directly into solid rock, it is also known as the Church of the Rock and Rock Church.

At the end of your tour you can choose to either stay in the centre of Helsinki to explore the area by yourself, or return back to the cruise port.

Please note: If you wish to stay in Helsinki after the tour, you will need to make your own way back to your cruise ship.

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    Key info

    • Tour ID: 6830
    • Duration: ​3 hours
    • Pick up point: ​Helsinki Port
    • Activity level: Gentle

    Top highlights

    • Olympiastadion
    • Esplanade Park
    • Senate Square
    • Sibelius Monument
    • Sea Fortress Island

    Itinerary

    ​Leave port
    Visit Helsinki Cathedral
    Visit Esplanade Park
    Visit the Olympiastadion
    Visit Senate Square
    Visit the Sibelius Monument
    Visit Temppeliaukio Church
    Either explore the centre of Helsinki by yourself, or return back to port

    This half-day tour will take you to the most picturesque places in Helsinki, Finland's beautiful capital, including:

    Helsinki Cathedral: This 62-metre-high cathedral was originally built from 1830-1852 as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

    Esplanade Park: A big green area between two streets which is very active in summer, when many Finns come to have a picnic and listen to live music performances.

    The Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium): the largest stadium in the country hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics but nowadays is mainly used for hosting sports events and big concerts.

    Senate Square: Surrounded by landmarks - Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, themain building of the University of Helsinki, and Sederholm House - this is in the oldest part of the city.

    The Sibelius Monument: This tribute to the great Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, is composed of 600 hollow steel pipes welded together in a wave-like pattern.

    Temppeliaukio Church: When possible, the tour will visit this extraordinary Lutheran church, which opened in 1969. Built directly into solid rock, it is also known as the Church of the Rock and Rock Church.

    At the end of your tour you can choose to either stay in the centre of Helsinki to explore the area by yourself, or return back to the cruise port.

    Please note: If you wish to stay in Helsinki after the tour, you will need to make your own way back to your cruise ship.

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air-conditioned transportation
    • English-speaking professional tour guide
    We recommend that you bring sun cream, a sun hat and some bottled water with you, as at times it can get unseasonably hot. During cold seasons it is recommended that you wear trousers and bring a warm jacket and an unmbrella. Please wear comfortable footwear for this excursion as it involves some walking on uneven ground, inclines and steps.
    The local currency is the Euro.
    Unfortunately, the sites on this tour are not accessible for wheelchairs.
    The start time of this tour will be arranged to suit to your cruise ship's porting times. All start times will be clearly displayed on your shore excursion vouchers, which will be emailed to you 4 weeks before your cruise departure time.
    From January 1st 2017 the Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Church) will have an entrance fee of €3.00 Euros per person – Payable locally on the day.

    Joining instructions

    ​Once you have disembarked from your cruise ship at the port of Helsinki, please make your way to the end of the pier. You will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative.
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