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Helsinki 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Canal Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Experience the Finnish capital by land and sea with this combination ticket that shows you the best of Helsinki by bus and archipelago cruise.

    Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Sightseeing Tour (48-hour ticket):

    This hop-on hop-off bus tour takes you to the top sights of Helsinki, such as the Sibelius Monument and Temppeliaukio Rock Church. The route is carefully planned, with 18 stops. 

    On the bus, you can listen to the onboard audio commentary in a choice of 10 languages via the provided, single-use, individual headsets. Languages include English, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Swedish, and Finnish. To ensure your ride is as comfortable as possible, buses come with free Wi-Fi, fun and friendly staff, and experienced drivers. In bad weather, the roof on your bus can be installed quickly to protect against rain.

    With commentary in 10 different languages via your audio guide throughout the tour, spin past key sites of interest such as the Ateneum Art Museum, the flea market, Kiasma contemporary art museum, Market Square, the National Museum, the Olympic stadium, and Senate Square. Along the way, gain insight into Helsinki’s history and heritage.

    Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops 2019: 
    • Senate Square
    • The Olympia Terminal (Silja Line) / Mannerheim Museum
    • Cafe Ursula/ Kaivopuisto Park
    • Compass Square
    • Eira
    • Hernesaari Cruise Terminal  (Stop in use only on cruise ship days)
    • Löyly
    • Flea Market/ Bulevardi
    • Swedish Theater/ Design Museum
    • Market Square (Departure point for Beautiful Canal Route May-Sep)
    • Kiasma/ Central Railway Station
    • Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church)
    • Sibelius Monument
    • Olympic Stadium  (under renovation, will open 2019)
    • Opera
    • National Museum/ Parliament House/ Helsinki Music Center
    • Ateneum Art Museum/ Central Railway Station
    • Botanic Garden

    Beautiful Canal Route Sightseeing Tour By Boat (1.5 hours)

    Choose the cruise time to suit your schedule, then hop aboard your sightseeing boat in central Helsinki and head along the beautiful shoreline of Helsinki. With commentary from your on-board audio guide, discover famous landmarks like the Degerö Canal, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, and the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress.

    During your 1.5-hour cruise, perhaps purchase snacks and drinks at the on-board cafe/ bar (own expense) and see a side of Helsinki from the water that many visitors miss. When your cruise comes to an end, step ashore to conclude your tour.

    Guiding through loudspeakers in English, Finnish, German and Russian. Written version available in Swedish, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Estonian, Japanese and Chinese.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour departure point: Your route starts at Senate Square. You may board the bus and exchange your voucher at other stops as well. Sightseeing Canal Cruise departure point: Helsinki Market Square
    Departure Time
    5/2/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • Sightseeing cruise in Helsinki archipelago
    • Audio commentary on bus tour
    • Commentary via loudspeakers on cruise
    • Free Wi-Fi onboard
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please be at the boat departure point well in advance. The boat arrives at the pier about 30 minutes before the departure time. While booking you don't need to choose the departure time for the boat tour.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Highly recommend doing this while you’re in Helsinki - educational and relaxing - see all the sights on the water. I found the Helsinki Card good value $$$
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    Response from Camper07343432885, Sales representative at Helsinki 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Canal Cruise
    Responded Aug 25, 2019
    Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for sharing your review. Helsinki Card is a great option, if you wish to visit attractions and go on tours during your stay in Helsinki. The Beautiful Canal Route as well as the Hop On Hop Off bus tour is included in the card. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you again! Best regards, Henriika / Stromma Finland
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