Make the most of your Helsinki visit in 5 hours: Enjoy a comprehensive private panoramic driving tour of Helsinki City Center with multiple photo stops and a walking tour to the Seurasaari Open-Air museum island which is reachable within several minutes’ drive from the center of Helsinki. The tour includes round trip transfer from cruise port.
Meet your professional English-speaking guide outside the Main Port Gate (or in the hall of your hotel) and transfer by bus to the City Center of Helsinki. A comprehensive Must-See tour that covers the most important and interesting parts of Helsinki: the historical centre, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Uspenski Cathedral, the colourful Market Square, the Parliament buildings, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. Make numerous photo stops, including sites like the Senate Square, the Sibelius Monument and, when possible, the Temppeliaukio Church (the church in the rock).*Upon reach the Senate Square – the very heart of Helsinki – you are going to contemplate the Lutheran Cathedral and spend approximately 20 minutes for shopping in the market located nearby. Take pictures of the prominent mermaid statue named ‘Havis Amanda’ symbolizing the rebirth of Helsinki. Get back into the bus and relax as you are driven to a picturesque peaceful island where Seurasaari Open-Air Museum is situated. The museum consists of different wooden buildings which used to belong to farmers and citizens all over Finland – nowadays they are represented in the open air to preserve architectural heritage of Finland. Visitors come here to enjoy wildlife, nature and to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city.Transfer back to the ship/your hotel at the end of the tour.**IMPORTANT: visit to Temppeliaukio Church cannot be guaranteed due to occasional religious services and other private events that are held there on some rare dates.