Discover Helsinki & Medieval Porvoo Village Private Tour

Enjoy a lovely day in Helsinki that will show you not just the hustle and bustle of the Finnish capital but also a relaxing exploration of the medieval village of Porvoo, that will charm you with its narrow cobble stoned streets, central square arts & crafts market and a stunning chocolate shop.

• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance

per adult from

$1,248

NZD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide for 6 hrs
    • Pick-up from port by comfortable a/c bus appropriate for the group size
    • Professional driver services for 6 hrs
    • Panoramic Helsinki Tour
    • Porvoo Village tour
    • Drop-off at the port by bus
    • Admission to Rock Church (not guaranteed, as the church might be closed for sevices)
    • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
    • Entry/Admission - Temppeliaukio Church
    What's excluded :
    • Tips/Gratuity
    • Meals and drinks
    • Other admissions/donations
    • Entry/Admission - Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
    • Entry/Admission - President's Palace (Presidentinlinna)
    • Entry/Admission - The National Museum of Finland
    • Entry/Admission - Finlandia - Talo
    • Entry/Admission - Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera)
    • Entry/Admission - Parliament of Finland
    • Entry/Admission - Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hietalahti Market Square, Lonnrotinkatu, Bulevardi, Helsinki 00180 Finland

    Meet your professional English-speaking guide and driver OUTSIDE the main port gate / hotel lobby and depart for a scenic drive through the downtown of Helsinki.

    Just a couple of minutes from the pier, Market Square will surely not leave you indifferent.

    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.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Esplanadi Park, Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130 Finland

    Esplanadi is a beautiful wide boulevard with the big park on in, located in the center of Helsinki. It begins at the Market square and goes all the way to the Mannerheimintie street. Esplanadi is a great place for an easy walk under the old linden trees. There are numerous coffee shops at Esplanadi, located in the buidlings on both sides and in the park itself. The West end of Esplanadi is called the Erottaja square, which has been selected as the official geographic "zero point" of Helsinki. Distances to all other cities in Finland are measured starting from here.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mannerheim Statue, Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Mannerheimintie is the main street of Helsinki, as well as the longest street of the city. it follows the path of the old road to Tampere, Finland's old capital. Mannerheimintie begins at the Esplanada street and goes all the way north to the city limits. The House of Parliament, the main post office, the Kiasma modern art museum, the Finlandia Hall, the National Museum, the Helsinki Opera House, Kampi bus station and many other important buildings can be found on Mannerhermintie.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Helsinki Central Railway Station, Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    The Central Train Station of Helsinki is a large inpressive building, decorated with the massive statues on the both sides of the entrance. It was chosen as one of the world's most beautiful railway stations by BBC in 2013.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160 Finland

    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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: President's Palace (Presidentinlinna), Pohjoisesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00170 Finland

    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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The National Museum of Finland, Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    The impressive building of the National museum is located on Helsinki's main street Mannerheimintie. It features Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present day The appearance of the building reflects Finland's medieval churches and castles. The entrance hall ceiling has ceiling frescoes in the national epic Kalevala theme, which can be seen without an entrance fee.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Finlandia - Talo, Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera), Helsinginkatu 58, Helsinki 00260 Finland

    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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Parliament of Finland, Mannerheimintie 30, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Finland's 200-seat parliament gathers in this impressive building representing 1920s Classicism. The facade of the building is made of red granite from Kalvola. The main facade includes 14 Corinthian columns.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), Paavo Nurmi tie 1, Helsinki 00250 Finland

    The stadium was the main arena for the 1952 Olympic Games. The construction of the stadium was completed in 1938. Since then it has been frequently used for the local, European and world athletic competitions as well as music conserts. The height of the tower 72.71 metres (238.5 ft) selebrates the world record of Finnish athlete Matti Järvinen in javelin throw of 1932 Summer Olympics.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Sibelius Park, Mechelininkatu, Helsinki Finland

    You will have a chance to make great typically Helsinki photos in the Sibelius Park, a famous Helsinki’s sight, next to the Sibelius Monument constructed from hundreds of steel pipes honoring the great Finnish composer lan Sibelius.

    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.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Your tour will not be complete without seeing the Rock Church, from inside and outside. This unique construction is a highlight for most visitors to Helsinki and is considered to be one of the Europe’s most interesting churches. It was carved out of solid rock from the side of a mountain and is topped by a copper dome. The interior was excavated and built into the rock but is bathed in natural light entering through the glazed dome. The church is used frequently as a concert venue due to its excellent acoustic .The acoustic quality is ensured by the rough rock surfaces.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Porvoo Old Town, Jokikatu and Mannerheiminkatu, Porvoo 06100 Finland

    At the end of the city tour tour, you will depart to the Village of Porvoo for an exciting exploration of this Medieval Village located along riverside, with numerous cosy little shops, old warehouses, an old church and lots of hostory to keep you entertained.

    Great photo opportunities for photo enthusiasts and a lovely chocolate shop for all sweettooth friends!

    Our day of exploring Helsinki comes to an end with a scenic drive back to the cruise port / hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be picked up from any port/hotel of HelsinkiPorts
    • Hernesaari
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.
    • Meeting time: Most tours start at 09:00 unless specified otherwise by your manager after booking.
    • Important: Meeting for the tour is OUTSIDE the main port gate. You need to walk outside the port to meet your guide. Please read Helsinki meeting instructions carefully. We will also send you a copy at time of booking.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by U Visit Russia

Activity ID: V-7772P229

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