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Day With A Local Helsinki provides customized private tours and local experiences in Helsinki area from a local's point of view. The price is based on the length of your day, not on the size of the group (1-8 persons).
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Pl 182, Helsinki 00101, Finland
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+358 44 4000404
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Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending the day with Liisa, aka your Helsinki local, for the Midsummer eve festivities yesterday in town. She met us in our hotel lobby with a big smile and immediately gifted us with these very thoughtful travel bracelets, we already...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2015

Thank you for your review! I was honoured to share the Midsummer Eve festivities in Helsinki - Pihlajasaari island and We Love Helsinki dancing event - with you.

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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Most people travel places to see the sights, take lots of photos, etc. When I signed up for a one-on-one guided tour of Helsinki with Liisa, I let her know via email the day before that my interests would probably be different from that of...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Liisa was our proud Finnish hostess and guide on our Helsinki day tour. Greeting us at our hotel we set off walking to the nearby Rock Church and visited there. We continued walking into the city centre with Liisa pointing out historical buildings and sites...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your review! It was my pleasure showing you around Helsinki. Day With A Local offers assistance for the whole stay if wished, you to have as pleasant and worry-free stay as possible!

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We have just returned from a tour of Sweden, Norway and Denmark. We arranged to begin or trip in Helsinki on our own then fly to Stockhom to begin the tour. Day with a Local seemed like the best bet to show us around Helsinki....More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your detailed review! It was my pleasure to host you in the beginning of your trip in the Nordic countries. Day With A Local is always adjusted to the pace of our guests, as well as desired amount of walking. In this...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our day with Liisa was delightful. She truly has a passion for her city and she eagerly shared this with us throughout the day. We had planned our itinerary ahead of time and thus we saw all of the "major sites" but Liisa added some...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your review! It is very nice to hear that you enjoyed your Day With A Local!

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I was delighted to have entrusted 5 hours of my Helsinki stay to Liisa. A seasoned local, Liisa conveys an infectious warmth and enthusiasm for her native city, its buildings, culture, cuisine and history. I would have happily carried on for more hours in her...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We always adjust our service to your wishes and requests, you to make the most of your time! We are glad to help out with any personal needs, as going to the pharmacy, as well.

Reviewed July 4, 2018

Liisa, the owner of Day With A Local Helsinki, and her assistant, Laura, provided a wonderful day in Helsinki for our group. This was a walking and public transportation tour using buses, trams, and the subway. They met us at the cruise port as scheduled,...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! It was our pleasure to take you around according to your wishes. As Laura had just recently joined Day With A Local team, it was great that it was ok to you, she to be hosting your group that...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about this tour and Liisa the owner. She and her assistant Laura met us promptly at the cruise terminal. We bought our transportation tickets and Tickets for the Rock Church ahead of time. It’s a time saver. There were 6 in...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! It was our pleasure to take you around according to your wishes. As Laura had just recently joined Day With A Local team, it was great that it was ok to you, she to be hosting your group that...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

We were on a cruise, stopping at Helsinki for the day. I had booked our tour with Liisa the owner of "Day with a Local" and have nothing but good things to say. She was very responsive to my email questions and prior to our...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! It was my pleasure to take you also to the local food event on your day in Helsinki.

Reviewed June 25, 2018

A Day With A Local is your one stop shop for experiencing the wonderful city that is Helsinki. The experience that Liisa provides is more akin to visiting a city with a friend who lives there, than a box-checking organized tour. You visit on your...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your review! Our goal is to provide a customized experience for all of our guests. We want to combine the local experiences with visits to the sights you want to see. We would be honored to host you on your upcoming vacations!

Reviewed March 13, 2018

We had so much fun! Liisa really gave us great tour of Helsinki. We had less than 24 hours in Helsinki and really wanted to see all we could. we saw a lot of the city sights. Really enjoyed the Old Market Hall, the Temppeliaukio...More

Thank Carol M
Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your review! It is our goal to help our guests to enjoy the city as much as possible during their stay!

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Hi, please send us e-mail or inquiry for through our website, unfortunately adding e-mail address to the reply message is not allowed here. I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon!
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