Shore Excursion: Best of Helsinki Panoramic Group Tour

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Shore Excursion: Best of Helsinki Panoramic Group Tour
from USD $104.50
Make the most of your Helsinki visit. Enjoy a comprehensive 4 hour panoramic driving tour of Helsinki City Center with round trip transfers from cruise port. The sightseeing tour lasts 3,5 hours and is followed by a 30 minutes' picturesque walk along the center. You may stay in the city after the tour if you wish or return back to the ship with the group.
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In Brief

Helsinki, Finland
4 hours
Saturday, Sunday
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parliament of Finland, Mannerheimintie 30, Helsinki 00100 Finland

Parliament of Finland, Helsinki

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: President's Palace (Presidentinlinna), Pohjoisesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00170 Finland

President's Palace, Helsinki

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Uspenskin Cathedral, Helsinki

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

Temppeliaukion Church, Helsinki

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Sibelius Monument, Sibelius Park, Helsinki Finland

The Sibelius Monument, Helsinki

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Kiasma, Helsinki

Stop At: Helsinki Cathedral, Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki Finland

Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off for round-trip shared transfer
  • 3.5-hour panoramic city tour by bus
  • Local taxes


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • No pickup is offered for hotel guests. If you are staying at a hotel you must make your own way to the tour meeting point at the cruise port. Detailed instructions will be sent to you after booking
  • Entry/Admission - Helsinki Cathedral

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all cruise ports of Helsinki. The meeting point is outside the main port gate. Your guide will be holding a sign with the ULKOtours logo on it.

The waiting time past given tour starting time is 10 minutes.


  • Port of Helsinki, Olympiaranta 3, 00140 Helsinki, Finland

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum number of passengers is 30
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • A small amount of walking is involved so please wear comfortable shoes
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply - If you are arriving by a small cruise ship, there is a very little possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the unlikely event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Ferry passengers are advised to book at their own risk
  • This tour is not recommended for ferry passengers because debarkation times with ferries is very unpredictable
  • No refund for late arrivals. Please kindly note, that the waiting time past given tour starting time is only 10 minutes
  • This is a shore excursion with meeting point at the cruise port- Please read detailed meeting instructions carefully
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.12 out of 5 based on the last 17 recent reviews

well worth the money
• Submitted 08 Sep 2018
Loved Helsinki! Great tour showing city highlights.
• Submitted 27 Aug 2018
Ribva Rita was a great guide, she made the most out of this tour and we could not asked for more
• Submitted 01 Aug 2018
This was a great tour for our first time visiting Helsinki. It gave us a really good overview of the city. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of information about the country and its history. Unfortunately we were there on a Sunday, so were not able to go to the Church in the Rock. There was a service taking place in the Uspenski Cathedral, but we were able to go inside for a quick look.
• Submitted 15 Jul 2018
Awesome. We had a great guide "Rita" who was extremely knowledgeable. Small group was the best way to tour.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. I had read about Helsinki ahead of time and got to see the places I had read about. Our tour guide was well informed and personable. Beautiful modern sculptures.
• Submitted 08 Aug 2016
We had a lovely tour guide, who was super helpful- she even gave us extra advice and maps on where to go next on our remaining days of our holiday. The tour was informative and gave you a really good sense of the city. The tour bus was very comfortable as well.
• Submitted 21 Jul 2016
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 19 Oct 2017
Our guide was excellent and very experienced at managing group tours. Coming off of an extensive two day tour in St. Petersburg its hard for any city to measure up however seeing the sites offered were interesting and I can cross it off my bucket list.
• Submitted 09 Oct 2017
Very nice tour, with a great guide who provided a great overview with some light downhill walking. In on a Sunday, so shops closed early, but that was no fault of the tour, but were a little rushed so we could see everything before it closed for the night. If you have never been to Helsinki, a good tour to start with but would not do it again on a second visit.
• Submitted 02 Jul 2017
This was a great tour. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly
• Submitted 04 Aug 2016
guide very good but not to much to see
• Submitted 28 Jul 2016
Good tour and tour guide. We appreciated time at the market and took advantage of a nearby stop to get off, visit a spa/restaurant and walk the rest of the way back to our cruise ship, watching sail boats and birds along the return trip.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2016
It is quite a short tour and mostly spent sitting in the bus! The Uspenskin Cathedral was not covered as promised in the overview and itinerary print out that I had, when I asked the guide she said she didn’t have it in hers which is surprising. It is shown on the itinerary on the Viator website even now!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
tour was good i just was not crazy abouf helsinki
• Submitted 24 Sep 2016
Too much of a hurry to cover the points of interests Not adequate time to explore old town market
• Submitted 18 Jun 2016
Short tour, pretty city, few stops. We were supposed to look for a guide holding a sign for Ulko tours. We waited about 15-20 minutes past the meet time when a lady holding a sign for JT Tours approached and asked who we were waiting for, she checked her list and found our names there was another couple waiting with us for the same tour and they had actually approached her initially to ask if she knew where Ulko Tours would be. Not a big deal, but delayed the tour.
• Submitted 19 Jun 2016

In Brief

Helsinki, Finland
4 hours
Saturday, Sunday