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Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Audio Tour

Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Audio Tour
Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 35.21
Choose from 10 languages on this Self-guided Helsinki Audio City Tour. The tour takes in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, such as the historical center with Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House.

Happy Helsinki Walking Tour

Happy Helsinki Walking Tour
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 22.72
Happy Helsinki walking tour<strong> </strong>focuses not only on the main attractions of the city center but also on some hidden special spots while giving a good overview of&nbsp;the city. It&nbsp;is a public&nbsp;walking&nbsp;tour with interest for everyone visiting&nbsp;Helsinki, finding out about the history of the city as well as the normal life of Finnish people.

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Things to do in Helsinki if you have a Helsinki Vantaa Airport Layover or Extended Helsinki Vantaa Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Helsinki Vantaa Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Helsinki.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Helsinki Vantaa Airport was built for the 1952 Olympics and is now considered one of the best airports in Europe. It is 18km from the centre of Helsinki and very easily accessible from the HEL Helsinki Vantaa Airport with efficient and modern public transport.



Kotiharjun public sauna


Finland is well known for its love of saunas and almost every hotel and guest house will have one to indulge yourself in if you have booked accommodation. If you are just in Helsinki for the day you can head down to the Kotiharjun Public Sauna in the Kallio district. This sauna is Helsinki’s only remaining wood block sauna and as such is an inherent part of the culture of the city.



Helsinki Sightseeing Tour


If you are short on time and want to see as much of this beautiful city as you can, why not book a sightseeing tour. These tours go from the Olympia Terminal at Central Station which is easily accessible from the HEL Helsinki Vantaa Airport. The tour takes just over an hour and a half and visits sights such as the historical centre with Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. You will also stop at the Sibelius Monument and, when possible, at the Temppeliaukio Church (the church in the rock).



Suomenlinna Sea Fortress


Construction of Suomenlinna Sea Fortress began in 1748 as a maritime fortress to protect Helsinki and as a garrison town and base for archipelago navy. Suomenlinna is now a UNESCO World Heritage sites and is one of the most popular sights in Finland. A population of more than 800 people live permanently on this group of islands and with architecture, culture, history and nature to attract your attention, this is a great place to visit if you have the time.



Stockmann


One of the biggest department store chains in Finland, Stockmann Helsinki offers over 50 000m² of shopping heaven. Don’t plan to find a bargain here as Helsinki is not the cheapest place in Europe to shop, but for style and experience it has to be near the top of the list. With shops, health spas, eateries and entertainment available, there should be something here for everyone.



As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to HEL Helsinki Vantaa Airport in time for your connecting flight. Enjoy your transit city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

Helsinki Attractions

Helsinki City Center Walking Tour including Food Tasting

Helsinki City Center Walking Tour including Food TastingDuration:
2 hours
From:
USD 17.04
<p>The classic 2-hour exploration takes you around the center of Finland's vibrant capital city! This tour will give you a great introduction to the past and present of Helsinki and Finland. You will start from the oldest neoclassical part of Helsinki and move forward to the modern functionalist center. During the tour, the changing architectural styles will give us visual references of the different historical era&rsquo;s of Helsinki. You will also get a taste of some traditional Finnish foods.</p>

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Helsinki Self-Guided Audio Tour

Helsinki Self-Guided Audio TourDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 19.99
Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, is a pocket-sized metropolis and this self-guided audio tour will take you on a vibrant journey where you will be able to see all the key sights such as the beautiful Esplanade Park and the remarkable Parliament House. This tour is flexible sightseeing at its best!

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Happy Helsinki Walking Tour

Happy Helsinki Walking TourDuration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 22.72
Happy Helsinki walking tour<strong> </strong>focuses not only on the main attractions of the city center but also on some hidden special spots while giving a good overview of&nbsp;the city. It&nbsp;is a public&nbsp;walking&nbsp;tour with interest for everyone visiting&nbsp;Helsinki, finding out about the history of the city as well as the normal life of Finnish people.

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Design Walking Tour of Helsinki

Design Walking Tour of HelsinkiDuration:
2 hours
From:
USD 22.72
Design is a lifestyle for the Finns. They are functional and appreciate quality, unique artifacts and look. Helsinki Design District is the heart of Finnish design with its shops, galleries, museums and design styled restaurants. This 2-hour walking tour takes you to this always intriguing quarter with a professional local guide specialized in Finnish design and architecture.

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Helsinki Sightseeing Canal Cruise

Helsinki Sightseeing Canal CruiseDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 27.26
See the sights of Helsinki from the water on a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise! Relax inside in the lower saloon or out on deck, and admire the beautiful islands that make up Helsinki archipelago. Cruise past top city attractions like the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress and hear about Helsinki&rsquo;s 16th-century history from the onboard commentary. Free WiFi is available on-board for your comfort.

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Helsinki Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Helsinki Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off TicketDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 30.67
This 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus ticket allows you to see the best sights and highlights of Finnish capital Helsinki. Passengers can hop on and off as much as they please on several stops around the city.

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Helsinki City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Helsinki City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off TourDuration:
1 day
From:
USD 30.67
See Helsinki, the lively Finnish capital, at your leisure on a City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. As you travel around the city by open-top double-decker bus, create your own day of sightseeing and visit the sites that interest you the most. Learn about key attractions from the onboard commentary, see Helsinki Olympic Stadium and pay visits to the rock-built Temppeliaukio Church and other renowned sites.

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Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing TourDuration:
Varies
From:
USD 30.67
There is no better way to see Helsinki than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Helsinki attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Senate Square, Helsinki Olympic Stadium, culturally significant Stockmann Department Store, the Swedish Theatre and much more. The buses are open top, allowing 360-degree panoramic views along the route. Hop on and off at any of the 15 stops around Finland's charismatic capital during 24 hours of sightseeing. Free WiFi on-board is available for your comfort.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016