Helsinki Grand Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Helsinki

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4 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Make the most of your stay in Helsinki with this comprehensive combination tour including two top tours in the Finnish capital: Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Tour and The Beautiful Canal Route Sightseeing Tour By Boat. Free WiFi is available for your comfort on both the bus and the boat.
Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Tour (1.75 hours): This popular sightseeing tour covers Helsinki’s most important sights and offers an excellent view of the city past and present. Take in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, including the historical center, City Hall, and Parliament buildings, together with Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. Plus, if possible, enjoy a stop at the Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) or the Sibelius Monument (if the church is closed). The tour ends near the Esplanade Park and includes sound effects and commentary in a choice of 10 languages with headphones (English, Swedish, Finnish, German, Russian Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese). The tour is operated on a comfortable double-decker bus with large windows. Heating, air-conditioning and free wi-fi are provided on board. The Beautiful Canal Route Sightseeing By Boat (1.5 hours): The Beautiful Canal Route cruise takes you along Helsinki’s most scenic shorelines and past many fabulous sights, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historical Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the city’s impressive fleet of icebreakers, and of course, the Degerö Canal. Along the way, hear about Helsinki's fascinating history via the recorded commentary. The ships' cafe/bars offer beverages and snacks (own expense), and to make your cruise extra enjoyable, there are always friendly staff and experienced captains on board, as well as free wi-fi. The recorded commentary is via loudspeakers and available in Finnish, English, German, and Russian, while written information is available in Swedish, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Estonian, Japanese,and Chinese.

What’s included

  • Panorama Sightseeing by bus
  • Beautiful Canal route, sightseeing by boat
  • Audio commentary during bus tour
  • Commentary via loudspeakers during cruise
  • Free WiFi on-board

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Great overview and orientation of the city