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Day With A Local Helsinki

Pl 182, Helsinki 00101, Finland
+358 44 4000404
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Awesome Day in Helsinki

Liisa, the owner of Day With A Local Helsinki, and her assistant, Laura, provided a wonderful day... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Steve K
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Cleveland, Tennessee
Best Tour Ever

I can’t say enough about this tour and Liisa the owner. She and her assistant Laura met us promptly... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Joann K
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Cleveland, United States
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Thank you to Liisa and Kati-Riina for a great day in Helsinki. It was clear that you put a lof ot thought and preparation into my visit. I definitely got the local's view of the city. Best in 2018!

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Thank you for your great feedback! It was Kati-Riina's pleasure to show you around and we are glad that also information provided by us helped you to get the most of your stay!

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Our visitors from around the world have not only visited a Finnish home and tasted Finnish home made food, but got acquianted with the lively and still working market square by the sea, taken an hour boat trip to see Helsinki from the seaside, visited...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Thank you for your review. However, as the owner of the company, I am 99 % sure that this review is not concerning Day With A Local as we do home visits very rarely at the moment.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

First, let me say how easy it was to connect with Liisa online to discuss our interests and confirm our day. Liisa met us in the West Harbour port right off the cruise ship, we hopped on trains and the subway to easily get around...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Thank you for your review! It was my pleasure to show Helsinki and my favorite places to you, combined with Helsinki highlights and souvenir shopping based on your requests.

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

My husband and I toured Helsinki during a cruise on the Baltic Sea in June with our young daughter, our friends, and their young son. After arranging the details in advance via email with Liisa, we met our guide, Kati-Riina, at the port when we...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

It's great to hear you enjoyed your day with Kati-Riina! Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We toured with Liisa today with a 6 hour tour of Helsinki. She was very knowledgeable and very,very flexible for our group of four. We changed our minds several times on what to do during the tour and she made it work. She has a...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We always do our best to be as flexible as possible, you to have the best possible day and great Day With A Local experience.

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