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Shore Excursion: Panoramic Helsinki Highlights and Porvoo Old Town

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    Pass By: Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160 Finland

    Starting in Helsinki you will see some highlights like the shipyards, Embassy Park, the Market Square, the Uspenski Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, and have a brief stop at the Senate Square for a chance to shop at the open-air Market.

    Stop At: Senate Square, Aleksanterinkatu, Hallituskatu, Helsinki Finland

    Starting in Helsinki you will see some highlights like the shipyards, Embassy Park, the Market Square, the Uspenskin Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, and have a brief stop at the Senate Square for a chance to shop at the open-air Market.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera), Helsinginkatu 58, Helsinki 00260 Finland

    Continue on to see the Opera House (build in 1993), Finlandia Hall, the National Museum, Parliament House.

    Pass By: The National Museum of Finland, Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Continue on to see the Opera House (build in 1993), Finlandia Hall, the National Museum, Parliament House.

    Pass By: Parliament of Finland, Mannerheimintie 30, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Continue on to see the Opera House (build in 1993), Finlandia Hall, the National Museum, Parliament House.

    Pass By: Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Discover Kiasma, the Contemporary Art Museum designed by famous American architect Steven Holl.

    Stop At: Porvoo Old Town, Jokikatu and Mannerheiminkatu, Porvoo 06100 Finland

    You will then head east towards Porvoo. There will be time for a lunch at a nice place while enjoying the charm and ambience of this old town.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Cathedral of Porvoo, Kirkkotori, Porvoo 06100 Finland

    Afterwards you will explore the town with the guide with the chance to see the cobblestone streets and the Old Bridge, which offers a magnificent view of the town and its medieval cathedral.

    Stop At: Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    You will return to Helsinki to see the Rock Church, carved entirely into bedrock.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    1: Munkkisaari, Helsinki, Finland
    2: Katajanokka, Helsinki, Finland
    3: Munkkisaari, Helsinki, Finland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will meet your guide and driver BEHIND THE PORT GATES holding our orange SPB-Tours sign.

    Note that the distance between the ship and the gates varies in different ports in Helsinki:

    at Hernesaari port about 656 feet = 200 metres

    at West Harbour about 820 feet = 250 metres

    at Katajanokka about 328 feet = 100 metres

    Make sure to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Please be punctual. You can find the start time on Viator's message system.

    Out of consideration for the others, the guide and driver will wait only 5-10 minutes after the scheduled departure time to begin the tour. The last thing we want is for anyone to miss their tour. If you encounter any problems, please do not hesitate to call Irina, our SPB-tours representative in Helsinki,

    Ports
    Port of Helsinki
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • English-speaking guide
    • Lunch - There will be time for a lunch at a nice place while enjoying the charm and ambience of Porvoo old town. *please send us a message about dietary restrictions in advance.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Rock Church Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Temppeliaukio Church
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Entry to the Rock Church cannot be guaranteed due to occasional religious services and other private events.
    • An inside visit to the Porvoo Cathedral cannot be guaranteed.
    • If the market square is closed due to weather conditions, you will be taken to the Market Hall instead.
    • The order of the tour may vary depending upon where the vessel will dock and local conditions.
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
    • Sequence of events may vary depending on traffic or overcrowding.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I used SPB and the tours through Norwegian cruise line and I much prefer SPB. They used audio receiver and headphones so we could still hear our guide Peter anywhere. This allowed me to take pictures and not miss out on information. He was very...More

    Thank VKasm
    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    Great tour with excellent guide, enough time to see the key attractions in Helsinki and a good walking tour of a lovely old town of Porvoo. Included a good lunch of traditional dishes in a local restaurant. Would highly recommend this tour. Small group in...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank PjbSomerset
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