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Discover the Essence of Elegant Nordic City. Private Panoramic Tour of Helsinki

Helsinki, FI
Helsinki, FI
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Escape to the elegant Nordic city of Helsinki with the private panoramic tour. Leave the hassle of walking behind and enjoy a leisurely car or bus trip around the city's beautiful parks and boulevards. Start your journey at the President's Palace, a historic and regal landmark. Then, explore Helsinki City Hall and admire the stunning architecture. Next, visit the Uspenskin Cathedral, the largest Orthodox Church in Northern Europe, and marvel at its magnificent design. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Hietalahti Market Square, where you can find an array of fresh produce, souvenirs, and more. Discover the impressive Parliament of Finland and Finlandia Hall, iconic buildings that showcase the city's unique architecture. Don't miss the opportunity to see a world-class performance at the Finnish National Opera. Finally, stop by Senate Square and the Sibelius Monument to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Helsinki. End your tour at the breathtaking Temppeliaukio Church, nestled inside a rock formation. This private tour ensures a truly personalized experience of Helsinki's essence, leaving you with unforgettable memories.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • Admission Included
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Discover the essence of this elegant, Nordic city
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
  • See the impressive iconostases inside Uspenskin Cathedral
  • Experience the excitement of the Hietalahti Market Square
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of Finlandia - Talo
  • Comfortable A/C vehicle suitable for your private party's size for 4 hrs
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for 4 hrs (Other languages are available on request)
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
  • Admission to Rock Church (not guaranteed, may be closed for services)
  • Professional driver services
  • Food
  • Tips/Gratuity
  • Any other admissions/donations
  • Other languages are available on request. A surcharge might apply. Please inquire with our managers.
  • Entrance to Rock Church is subject to scheduled religious and private services.

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Introduction: Discover the Essence of Elegant Nordic City. Private Panoramic Tour of Helsinki

Immerse yourself in the beauty and elegance of Helsinki with this private panoramic tour. Designed to showcase the best city highlights without requiring much walking, this tour is perfect for those who want to make the most of their time and energy. From the moment you meet your guide at the cruise port, you'll be greeted with warmth and enthusiasm, setting the tone for an unforgettable experience.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to see the most iconic and breathtaking sights that Helsinki has to offer. Enjoy a comfortable drive around the city, taking in the stunning parks and boulevards. From the magnificent President's Palace to the architectural marvels of Helsinki City Hall and Uspenskin Cathedral, each stop will leave you in awe of the city's rich history and culture. Explore the lively Hietalahti Market Square to indulge in local delicacies, and marvel at the beauty of the Parliament of Finland and the Finlandia Hall. Experience the magic of the Finnish National Opera and be captivated by the grandeur of the Senate Square. Finally, visit the Sibelius Monument and the unique Temppeliaukio Church, which is famously known as the "church in the rock."

Who is this for?

This private panoramic tour is designed for anyone who wants to discover the essence of Helsinki in a luxurious and convenient way. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply someone who enjoys exploring new places, this tour offers something for everyone. It caters to all age groups and interests, making it a perfect choice for families, couples, and solo travelers alike. No matter your background or preferences, this tour ensures that you'll leave with a deep appreciation for the elegance and charm of this Nordic city.

Why book this?

By booking this private panoramic tour, you are guaranteed a hassle-free and personalized experience of Helsinki's top attractions. With a knowledgeable guide by your side, you'll gain valuable insights into the city's history, architecture, and local culture. As you relax in a comfortable car or bus, you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Helsinki without worrying about navigating or getting tired from extensive walking. This tour allows you to make the most of your precious time, ensuring that you don't miss any of the must-see sights that make Helsinki so unique.

Good to know

Throughout the tour, you'll have the opportunity to capture stunning photos and create lasting memories. Remember to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Helsinki's landmarks. Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended, as some stops may offer the chance to explore on foot. It's also a good idea to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated during the tour. Rest assured, this private panoramic tour will be a highlight of your visit to Helsinki, offering you an unforgettable experience and a deeper understanding of this elegant and vibrant Nordic city.

Reviews

The private panoramic tour of Helsinki has received rave reviews from individuals who have experienced the beauty of the city firsthand. Travelers have praised the knowledgeable and friendly guides who make the tour informative and engaging. Many have expressed their appreciation for the convenience of the tour, allowing them to see multiple attractions without feeling rushed or exhausted. The stunning architecture, impressive landmarks, and vibrant atmosphere of Helsinki have left travelers in awe, with some describing it as a truly magical experience. Whether you're a first-time visitor or returning to Helsinki, this tour promises to exceed your expectations and leave you with cherished memories of this elegant Nordic city.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

President's Palace (Presidentinlinna)

Meet your guide and driver outside the main port gate / hotel. Please read Helsinki meeting instructions carefully. We will also send you a copy at time of booking. It's better to print them out! The original drawings for the Presidential Palace were made by Pehr Granstedt at the beginning of the 1800s. The building was finished in 1820, after which C.L. Engel adapted it for use by the Tsar. Since Finland's independence the building has served as the official residence of the President, although today it is used primarily for presidential functions and receptions. The official residence of the President is Mäntyniemi in the Meilahti district, near Seurasaari Island.

Admission Not Included

Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo)

The Helsinki City Hall was designed by C.L. Engel as a hotel in 1833 and the building has been the City Hall since the 1930s. The Helsinki coat-of-arms can be seen on the tympanum. With the exception of the facade, the building was completely rebuilt in 1967-1970 designed by the architect Aarno Ruusuvuori.

Admission Not Included

Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

Located on a hill above the Helsinki harbour, red brick Uspensky cathedral can be seen from far away. It's the largest Orthodox Church of Northern Europe, built in 1868 by one of most prominent Russian specialists. The style of the cathedral is a tribute to the Russian Revival period when the best of the old times architectural ideas were used to create the magnificent constructions. The church is worth going inside to see the impressive iconostases.

Admission Not Included

Hietalahti Market Square

Market square in the center of Helsinki is the most exciting place of the city. It’s located on the seashore next to the city ferry station. You can find everything there. All sorts of season fruit and berries, mushrooms, smoked fish, flowers, souvenirs, traditional clothing, furs, leather, name it. One can spend hours digging through the carved bone statuettes or enjoying the beer with fresh grilled salmon.

Parliament of Finland

The building for newly independant Finland's parlament was inagurated in 1932 and became the home to the Parlament offices that moved here from the Senat square. The Parlament is a masterpiece of architecture with 5 floors all different is design and layout. The visits to the parlament building are organized through the visitor's center.

Admission Not Included

Finlandia - Talo

Finlandia Hall is a unique centre for domestic and international conferences, concerts and other events. It is a popular architectural sight in Helsinki and one of the most beautiful places to visit in the city. Finlandia Hall is one of the most iconic buildings designed by world-renowned Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, and was planned from the ground up for visitors and a wide range of events.

Admission Not Included

Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera)

Opera and ballet are quite young in Finland, as both companies were formed in the beggining of the 20th century only. The Opera house was opened in 1993 and since than became home to both. The theater promotes the national art, National Opera stages four to six premieres a year, including a world premiere of at least one Finnish opera.

Admission Not Included

Senate Square

The Senat square is a large central square of the city. It's crowned by the impressive white Helsinki cathedral. The center of the square if a memorail to the Russian emperor Alexander 2nd. The Helsinki's oldest building Sederholm's house is still located in the south part of Senat square.

Sibelius Monument

Jean Sibelius is a prominent Finnish composer and musician, respected all around Europe. The memorial in a special park commemorates the life of this great person. The organ pipes dance in the air to the music, and the face of the composer looks at his music from the stone.

Temppeliaukio Church

Temppeliaukio Church is often called the church in the rock. Finland uses the natural landscape of the region to create the beautiful urban environment and this is the best example of it. The church is built into the huge granite rock. It’s simple but very elegant with granite walls and glass ceiling. The tour ends back to hotel or in the harbour, where you can comfortably board your ship.

Admission Included

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