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City of Helsinki
Destination:

Port/City: Helsinki, Finland

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*49.00 USD (Adult)
*29.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
City of Helsinki - HE01

OVERVIEW: This tour takes you to see the highlights of Helsinki. HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Senate Square and see the Lutheran Cathedral. Drive past Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, the National Museum, Finlandia Hall, the Contemporary Art Museum, and the Opera House. Enjoy photo stops at the Olympic Stadium and the Sibelius Monument and visit the unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 900 yards over even surfaces and some level gravel with 2 - 3 steps. Temppeliaukio Rock Church may be closed during religious functions.
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Overview:
This tour will take you to see the highlights of Helsinki. Ride through the city in comfort while making a few photo-stops and visits along the way. You’ll have a wonderful opportunity to explore the beautiful “Daughter of the Baltic”.

Highlights:
-Visit Senate Square with the elegant Lutheran Cathedral and the unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church
-Drive past Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, the National Museum, Finlandia Hall, the Contemporary Art Museum, and the Opera House
-Enjoy photo stops at the Olympic Stadium and the Sibelius Monument

Full Description:
This tour will take you to see the highlights of Helsinki. Following the coast road, you’ll pass the shipyard, Embassy Park, and the colorful open-air market. Your first stop will be a visit to Senate Square with the elegant Lutheran Cathedral. As you continue along, you will pass Uspenski Cathedral and see the icebreakers docked for the summer season.

You’ll drive on to Mannerheim Street, the main street of Helsinki. You’ll see Parliament House, the National Museum, Finlandia Hall, and Kiasma, the new contemporary art museum. Continuing on, you will pass the new Opera House and then make a photo stop at the Olympic Stadium, venue for the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki.

The tour then takes you to visit Sibelius Park where you can photograph the monument which honors the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. After that, it's on to visit the unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church, blasted into solid rock.

During your tour of Helsinki, you’ll be shown the downtown shuttle stop. After the tour, guests on the morning departure can choose to stay downtown and take the shuttle bus back to the ship at their convenience.

What to Bring: 
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard ship) and photo identification when in port
-Camera and cash for shopping (Euros and credit cards are widely accepted)

What to Wear: 
-Comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.

Important Notes:
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 900 yards over even surfaces and some level gravel with 2 - 3 steps.
-The Temppeliaukio Rock Church sometimes holds religious functions. It cannot be guaranteed that it will be open during all calls. This is beyond the control of the tour operator and cruise line.
-On the morning departure, guests may choose to stay in town at the end of the tour and return by shuttle.
-On Sundays, stores will generally open at noon.
-The order of the tour may be reversed or altered depending on traffic or local conditions.


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