AROUND HELSINKI ON A VINTAGE TRAM
In a nutshell A journey back in time to get to know the city today: a colourful vintage tram with large panoramic windows clattering through the centre of Helsinki to discover the most evocative corners and most significant monuments. But there is even more - stops for photos at all the main sights and a sightseeing coach tour offering a 360° view of Helsinki’s beauty!
Good to know
- Tour of Helsinki on a vintage tram
- Market Square
- Mannerheimintie, National Museum, Finlandia Hall
- Free time
- Sightseeing tour of Helsinki
- We leave the port by coach and reach the stop of the vintage tram dating back to the 1960s that takes us to discover Helsinki.
- We take our seats, ready to admire the beauty of the city and listen to the abundant information and numerous curiosities provided by our guide along the way, making our tour a true journey into the history and life of Helsinki.
- Through the large tram windows, we see a parade of the most significant places and monuments of the Finnish capital, including the bustling Market Square with its busy stalls.
- We proceed along Mannerheimintie, one of the main streets, and get the chance to admire extraordinary sights such as the Gothic National Museum and the modern Finlandia Hall designed by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.
- After our tram tour, we visit the imposing Senate Square overlooked by magnificent buildings dating back to the 19th century including the lovely Lutheran cathedral. Here, we have some free time available to stretch our legs and take amazing photos.
- Our tour of Helsinki continues by coach, from where we can enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city. We then stop for a few photos at the Sibelius Monument, dedicated to the famous Finnish composer and made up of hundreds of steel tubes forming a gigantic organ that plays when the wind blows.
- Once back on the coach, we make our way to the port as we take in the amazing city of Helsinki one last time.
Good to know
- This excursion is not recommended for wheelchair users.