Tour of Helsinki and Porvoo

Details

Transportation: nice air conditioned vehicle.
Inside visits: Uspenski Russian Cathedral (at request) and Temppeliaukio Rock Church (optional, at additional cost)*, Cathedral of Porvoo*
Meals: not included
Meeting point: by the port gates
Price: please check with our manager


Itinerary:

9.00»Meeting with your guide at the port gate
9.00-10.00»Panoramic drive around Helsinki city centre with a few photo-stops to give you the first impression of the city. You will see the Senate Square, the Uspenski Cathedral, and the Lutheran Church, Mannerheim Street (the main boulevard of the city).
10.00-10.40»Drive through picturesque countryside to Old Porvoo – a most romantic little town, which is more that 800 years old - second oldest town in Finland.
10.40-12.20»We will take you on an about 1,5 hour walk along narrow pedestrian cobalt-stone streets of the Old Town. You will see ancient Finnish houses and the magnificent 15th century Cathedral of St. Mary, get a chance to drop into charming little antique and design stores, stop for a cup of coffee and a famous Runenberg's Cake in one of the little old-fashioned cafes.
12.20-13.00»Drive back to Helsinki to continue the city tour.
13.00-15.00»Prolongation of the city tour: you will see the City Hall, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, and many other interesting sights. You will have a stop by the famous Rock Church (an inside visit possibility depends on the schedule of church services), and, time dependent, at Sibelius Park.

In the end of the tour the driver will take you back to the ship.

NB! Please note that, the tour involves a lot of walking, comfortable shoes are strongly recommended.

NB! This is a sample itinerary. The exact timing will depend on the arrival/departure time of your ship.

* The possibility of inside visits depends on the schedule of services. Entrance fee is not included into the price of the tour.


Have a great day in Helsinki!



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