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On the Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the impressive fleet of...more
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

My girldfriend and I decided to take this trip together to get out of the city and enjoy some sparkling wine together.Sometimes we all need a bit of space and the weather was amazing. There was tour info shared to the group over a speaker...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

It is so sweet to hear about your romantic moment! I am happy that our cruise was part of it. Kind regards, Soile Stromma Finland

Reviewed September 25, 2018

We did this trip as a first on our point to visit Helsinki. It takes 1,5 hour and let you enjoy the nature of Finlandia landscape. So relaxing, excellent for pictures. You can also hear some infomration about the things you are passing by. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

€25 is a lot for just sitting in a boat for 1.5hrs with not much to see. Whilst commentary is good but sight wise is not really worthwhile especially if you’re an avid traveller. Last don’t bother if it is a wet and cold day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is an enjoyable tour to see the many islands around Helsinki, learn some history and have a relaxing way to do it. I suggest you take the day that looks sunny, because the day after I had a lovely bright sunny day, it turned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

It is probably the best way to experience Helsinki. Helsinki has large number of small and larger islands which are located in bay of Helsinki. Finish people enjoy weekends in many weekend houses located on those small islands which all have marinas for sailing boats....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We booked a canal tour with Stromma and loved it. The boat gives you the chance to see the nice views of Helsinki and this complements the Private City tour we took visiting the highlight of Helsinki seeing in a short time most of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky with the weather on the one full day we had to sightsee. So going by bus seemed a pity. We happened to find this tour boat at the Market Square. Its a comfortable hour tour around the waterways thru some nice islands,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The 90 minute cruise does include one small canal, but essentially it is a cruise around part of the archipelago close to Helsinki. You can sit inside the boat and view the scene through the window, or in the open air on the upper deck....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

This trip is included on the Helsinki card. The boat trip lasts around 1 hour and 45 minutes around the Gulf of Finland and includes the canal. The commentary can be slightly difficult to hear at times. There are breaks for you to get some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We went on this boat trip not knowing what to expect, we were amazed at the beauty and colours of the surrounding islands off Helsinki. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and kept a wonderful commentary running all the time we were out. We would really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Strömma F | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. The Beautiful Canal Route Cruise departs from Market Square, in the city centre of Helsinki. Departures are daily from May 1st until September 30th; - From May 1st until May 18th; at... More
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