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Full-Day Walking Tour Of Helsinki Including Suomenlinna & Vallisaari
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Kid-friendly, History, Walking

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Sail towards an eighteenth-century fortress that was once used by the army to protect the town of Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg. Walk around the fortress and admire its natural beauty on this full-day tour. Walkthrough trails, crossing parkland between popular sights like the King’s Gate drawbridge and Suomenlinna Museum, which recounts military and maritime history. 

Highlights
  • Stroll into the Suomenlinna Fortress
  • Explore Vallisaari
  • Discover the Market Square
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    • Start the tour after meeting your Helsinki tour guide at your hotel or the cruise ship port. Else depending on your hotel location, take local transport to the Market Square.

    • From there, take a ferry and sail to Vallisaari, which forms the eastern fortress of Suomenlinna. Vallisaari has been used by the military as an artillery base until 2016 and is now open for the public to walk around. The natural sites in Vallisaari are unique and beautiful. 

    • Then, sail forward to the main islands of Suomenlinna, and have the opportunity to enjoy lunch in a restaurant (at your own expense).

    • After having lunch, walk around the fortress and hear the history of the army sites, who built it and why wars have been fought here and its current status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

    • After the tour, sail towards Market Square and arrive back at your hotel or cruise port.

    End of the tour. 

What's Included
  • Ferry tickets from Market Square 

  • English-speaking Helsinki tour guide


What's Excluded
  • Suomenlinna museum ticket: 8€ / person

What to bring
  • Good shoes required as the alleys are made of cobblestone.

Know before you go
  • Please do not wear high heels. 

  • Your guide is an authorized Suomenlinna and Vallisaari guide and will lead you through the historical events. You may also get to visit the Suomenlinna Museum if you wish.

  • It is a private excursion to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress and Vallisaari. 

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

EUR EUR---- 560.00
EUR 560.00 / Group

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