What you'll do
Suomenlinna is an old sea fortress in Helsinki. It is an Unesco world heritage site and the most visited tourist attraction in Finland. There are 850 people living on the islands and i will guide you around with a locals point of view. We will meet at Helsinki market square where the ferry to Suomenlinna departs. On 15 min ferry ride to Suomenlinna i will prep you for the upcoming adventure. On Suomenlinnan we will wonder around for about 2,5 hours. The walk will cover about 4 km of the less traveled paths that most visitors never find. I will show you my favorite spots of the islands. We will stop for drinks and a snack at a beautiful view point. On the way i will share you stories and details of everyday life on the islands. I will also mention few historic facts and point out most exciting sights . On the way back you are invited to my house for a cup of coffee or tea. Our tour ends at the dock where ferries back to city leave. If you like you may stay on the island for as long as you like and explore it more on your own.
I am 35 yo Finnish carpenter, meteorologist and an outdoor enthusiast. I have worked and lived in Suomenlinna for past few years. I know the islands, their local pathways and hidden corners well and im happy to shear my insider view and knowledge of the amazing Unesco world heritage site with you.
Warm beverage and a snack
Coffee or tea
Return ticket to Suomenlinna from Kauppatori
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Where you'll be
Suomenlinna is an old fortress island in Helsinki. It is an Unesco world heritage site and the most visited tourist attraction in Finland. I will guide you around with a locals point of view. We will walk trough the more quiet, less known streets of the islands and get to see the most exciting places only locals know of. We will visit the best viewpoints of the island. After strolling around we will stop for a coffee at my home.
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 5 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. We will walk about 4 km, mostly on rocky paths. Walking paste is slow, but normal basic health is required.
Visit Suomenlinna with a local
$57 / person
$57 / person