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Shore Excursion: Helsinki Panoramic Bus Tour with Seurasaari Open-Air Museum Tour

Shore Excursion: Helsinki Panoramic Bus Tour with Seurasaari Open-Air Museum Tour
Duration:
5 hours
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<p>Make the most of your Helsinki visit in 5 hours. With the help of a professional guide, enjoy a panoramic 3-hour driving tour of Helsinki city center with multiple photo stops and a 2-hour walking tour to the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum island<strong>, </strong>reachable within several minutes' drive from the center of Helsinki. Tour is limited to a group size of 32 and includes round-trip transfer from the cruise port.<br /><br /></p>

Tallinn Day Cruise from Helsinki

Tallinn Day Cruise from Helsinki
Duration:
12 hours
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Join this guided day trip to historical Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, for a 6-hour experience crossing from Helsinki. After 2 hours from departure, arrive in Tallinn where your professional guide metts with you to show you the city.  During your unique tour, see the main city square and  city hall, towers and houses of guilds from Middle Ages, Toompea Castle, Aleksandr Nevsky Cathedral, and Kadriorg Park among more sites. Afterwards, have free time for shopping and . We will take care for all transfers. The tour will finish at your hotel around 10pm.

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Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL) Information


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 HEL Helsinki Vantaa Airport Info & Guide


Helsinki Vantaa Airport

Where is Helsinki Vantaa Airport?  


As Finland's financial, educational, cultural, and research centre, the capital city of Helsinki is one of northern Europe's major cities.


Helsinki has been nicknamed the White City Of The North, for its neoclassical architecture, but is equally famous for its Art Nouveau influenced buildings.


Helsinki Vantaa Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK), also referred to as Helsinki International Airport, Helsinki Tikkurila Airport, Helsinki Jean Sibelius Airport, or simplyHelsinki Airport, is located in Tikkurila, a municipality of the city of Vantaa, 17.0 kilometres (11 miles) north of Helsinki city centre, in the Uusimaa region, Finland. HEL airport was built for the Olympic Games in 1952 and is considered one of the best airports in Europe.


There have been discussions to rename the airport as "Sibelius Airport" after Jean Sibelius, Finland's most famous composer, however no decision has been made.


In 2014, Helsinki Vantaa Airport served 15,948,760 passengers, making it the country's busiest airport. Helsinki's other airport, Helsinki Malmi Airport (HEM), is used for general aviation only.


Helsinki Vantaa Airport is a hub for Blue1, Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Nordic Regional Airlines and TUIfly Nordic. Other airlines that fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport include Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, airBaltic, Air Berlin, Arkia Israel Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, Budapest Aircraft Service, Gotlandsflyg, Icelandair, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Primera Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and Vueling.


Cities with flights to Helsinki Vantaa Airport include Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Delhi, Dublin, Frankfurt, Gran Canaria, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kiev, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Málaga, Montego Bay, Moscow, Munich, New York, Oslo, Paris, Phuket, Prague, Reykjavík, Rhodes, Riga, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tel Aviv, Tenerife South, Tokyo, Venice, Warsaw and Zürich.


Your best bet for a Helsinki Vantaa Airport transfer is the new train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Helsinki Vantaa Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Helsinki Vantaa Airport


There are two terminals: one for domestic flights (T1) and one for international flights (T2). The terminals are 250 meters from each other and are connected by a covered walkway.

 

Services at Helsinki Vantaa Airport include:


  • Suvanto lounges for digital nomads (free) - near gates 16, 26 and 36




Additional Helsinki Vantaa Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2018