Private Tour Guide in Helsinki Finland
Private tour guide in Helsinki Finland; Please contact us here if you need an English speaking tour guide in Helsinki and Finland. (our Lapland Holiday packages and prices). Helsinki is known as a cold Scandinavian city but in Helsinki each season has its own character; while the city is famed as one of the beautiful winter cities in the world. But it’s a holiday destination for a cool summer as well and additionally Helsinki is the starting point of Lapland tours, one of the popular winter holiday options in the world.
Lapland ToursWhen you are in Helsinki, you can enjoy shopping in the boutiques on Aleksanterinkatu, the world’s first underfloor heated street, visit art museums, parks and specially design boutiques. You can also enjoy passage way bars during the winter or summer to gather with the local people. July and August are the liveliest months and the local people feel the happiest. The sun, had been hidden for months, shows itself, the trees turn green, the cafes throw their tables outside and the city comes alive. The choice is yours, summer or winter 🙂
Recommended tours in Helsinki
1ST DAY – Helsinki city tour and Porvoo (7 hours)
Here are the places you can see and visit with a private English speaking guide in Helsinki; Kauppatori Open Air Market, Esplenadi Boulevard, Sibelius Park and Monument, “Temppeliaukio” the rock church, Vanhakauppahalli Food Market”, Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral, Senate Square, Lutheran Cathedral, Alexanterinkatu Street, Mannerheimintie Boulevard, Rautatientori Train Station, Ullinlinna District, Olympic Village & Stadium, Seurasaari Open Air Museum (optional). After a lunch break, you can visit the city of Porvoo where is 55 km from Helsinki. Porvoo is a small and lovely town which is much older than Helsinki. Here you can photograph the beautiful river and the old traditional wooden houses by the river. You can walk through the historical cobble stone streets and see the house of Runeberg, who wrote the Finnish national anthem. Please ask for the prices
2nd DAY – Daily tour Tallinn (12 hours)
The tour will be realizing along with an English speaking tour guide living in Helsinki or Tallinn. In the morning you will take the ferry for a 2,5 hour journey to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. You may return in the evening or you may prefer to overnight in Tallinn. Some of the places you can see and visit during the 4 hours city tour are; Kadriorg Park and Kadriorg Palace (former palace of Russian Queen Katarina), Russalka Monument, walking tour in the old town, Town Hall Square, Toompea Hill, Alexandre Nevski Orthodox Cathedral, World’s oldest pharmacy, Fat Margaret and Tall Herman Towers, Song Festival Arena, traditional wooden houses of Estonia. Please ask for the prices.
3rd DAY – Turku city tour ( 8 hours)
Turku, the oldest city and the former capital of Finland is 2 hours driving away from Helsinki. This tour will be realized along with a private vehicle and English speaking professional guide. You will have 2 hours city tour in Turku and then you will have enough time to have a lunch on the riverside for shopping and strolling around. In Turku you can also take a boat tour on the river. Please ask for the prices
Winter Tours – Lapland and polar limghts “aurora borealis”
Would you like to spend your winter holidays in a setting as surrealist as a New Year’s postcard with Santa Claus? Sleds pulled by husky dogs or deer and “borealis” northern lights…Tours to Lapland take place in and around Rovaniemi from December to March. Tours usually last 2, 3 or 4 days. If you wish, you can add 1 or 2 days of Helsinki accommodation to these tours. You can also consult us for affordable accommodation alternatives. Please ask for the prices
Other places to see and things to do in Helsinki
Although Helsinki is not a big city and has a population of 630,000, it is the largest and green city by area in Europe. It will give you the feeling of living in a big park, as it is full of lush parks. Despite of this, the number of places worth visiting, both in the center of the city and around is not few. Here are the places you may visit if you still have time to discover;
- Suomenlinna Island and Castle
- Boat trip to nearby islands
- Design / Design Museum
- Atheneum Museum
- Finnish National Museum
- Kiasma Museum of Modern Art
- Torni tower, cafe and the toilet
- Flea market
Places to see in Finland
Finland is a country that has made a serious economic breakthrough thanks to its unique education system that other countries take as an example. Of course, Finland does not consist of the capital Helsinki only. The country has 5.5 million population and just 12 % of the population live in the capital. If you prefer to discover the other parts of the country the cities of Porvoo and Turku should also be included in the tour program. If you are planing a visit during winter you will enjoy the Lapland experience as well; the northern lights “borealis”, husky or reindeer sledges, Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi, the city of winter.
Private Tour Guide in Helsinki, Finland
For all your travels to Helsinki or other parts of Finland, if you need a professional tour guide living in Finland, please contact us using the form below. You can consult us for individuals, small or large groups, families, business trips, Lapland tours, Helsinki city tour and its surroundings, tours with or without a vehicle.
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- Official tourism office of Helsinki
- Private Tour Guide in Helsinki Finland