Helsinki Day Trip from Tallinn

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Helsinki Day Trip from Tallinn information and booking

17 hours
Departs from
Pick-up from selected Tallinn hotels : Hotel Palace, Swissotel Tallinn or Sokos Hotel Viru
Returns to
Ferry returns to Harbour Terminal A at midnight
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Tour description provided by Viator

While in Tallinn, take some time to explore the dynamic, vibrant city of Helsinki on this day trip! Famous for its modern architecture, Helsinki boasts interesting attractions like magnificent pipe-constructed Sibelius Monument and Temppeliaukio Church, built on a rock with a copper-covered. In addition to your narrated coach tour, you’ll have plenty of time to explore independently.

After pickup from your Tallinn hotel, hop on the morning ferry for a 2.5- hour ride to Helsinki. When you arrive, you’ll take a 1.5-hour narrated coach tour and learn fascinating facts and the city’s colorful history. See top Helsinki attractions like Senate Square, featuring traditional Finnish architecture, and the city’s most famous landmark, Helsinki Cathedral. Pass the Presidential Palace, built in 1820, and learn how it’s been visited by several important figures such as President George W Bush. Then, see Finlandia Hall, a concert hall used for congress events.Stop at Sibelius Monument, an artistic piece made of 600 steel pipes created in 1967 for famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. You'll also stop at Temppeliaukio Church, which was built into a rock in 1969 and whose modern design features a roof covered in copper.After your coach tour, you’ll have free time to explore the city independently. You’ll find that this compact city is easy to navigate. Visit more top attractions and landmarks, grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant, and head to the ferry port in central Helsinki to sit, relax and watch ferries come and go. At the end of the day, you’ll board the ferry to return to Tallinn.

What's included

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Round-trip ferry
  • Coach tour of helsinki with audio guide

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off