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Helsinki Sightseeing Bus Tour and Canal Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Tour (1.75 hours):

    This popular sightseeing tour covers Helsinki’s most important sights and offers an excellent view of the city past and present.

    Take in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, including the historical center, City Hall, and Parliament buildings, together with Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. Plus, if possible, enjoy a stop at the Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) or the Sibelius Monument (if the church is closed).

    The tour ends near the Esplanade Park and includes sound effects and commentary in a choice of 10 languages with headphones (English, Swedish, Finnish, German, Russian Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese). The tour is operated on a comfortable double-decker bus with large windows. Heating, air-conditioning and free wi-fi are provided on board.

    The Beautiful Canal Route Sightseeing By Boat (1.5 hours):

    The Beautiful Canal Route cruise takes you along Helsinki’s most scenic shorelines and past many fabulous sights, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historical Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the city’s impressive fleet of icebreakers, and of course, the Degerö Canal.

    Along the way, hear about Helsinki's fascinating history via the recorded commentary. The ships' cafe/bars offer beverages and snacks (own expense), and to make your cruise extra enjoyable, there are always friendly staff and experienced captains on board, as well as free wi-fi.

    The recorded commentary is via loudspeakers and available in Finnish, English, German, and Russian, while written information is available in Swedish, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Estonian, Japanese,and Chinese.
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    Departure Point
    Panorama Sightseeing Tour departure point:

    Esplanade Park, Fabianinkatu

    Beautiful Canal Route, sightseeing cruise departure point:

    Helsinki Market Square
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    • Panorama Sightseeing by bus
    • Beautiful Canal route, sightseeing by boat
    • Audio commentary during bus tour
    • Commentary via loudspeakers during cruise
    • Free WiFi on-board
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    A good option to see the city and the islands around. Busses are like in most cities. The cruise is nice and probably saves a lot of time instead of separate planning. The boat is OK with blankets when cold and some drinks to buy,
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    The bus then cruise is a good way to see Helsinki if you only have one day. The “rock Church” was a highlight.
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    Audioguide in many languages even on bus andon boat gives a good view over Helsinki and the most important buildings and hotspots. We liked it very much and could then explore the town by feet.
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