Our day will start with a tour of the picturesque, idyllic Old town of Porvoo. This little town will surprise you with its beauty and history. Our drive to Porvoo takes 45 minutes and our return to Helsinki will go through our countryside. During our day in Helsinki, we will visit the main attractions, not to forget the hidden gems known by us locals.
This tour is made by a car/ SUV with me driving it. For a larger group than 4, please inquire for a customized tour.
A 45-minute drive along the motor highway
Walking tour in Oldtown
Visit in Porvoo Cathedral
Visit in Porvoo museum (the Holm house)
Coffee break in the cozy cafeteria Helmi
Free time approx.30 minutes for strolling around in the town
History of Helsinki, Finland, and facts about our education, social welfare, health care, and our daily lives on our way to Helsinki
We will drive along the beautiful coastline of Helsinki and visit the Rock Church, the Olympic Stadium, Sibelius monument, and Oodi library. We will get familiar with all important buildings, see those on our route: Finlandia Hall, the Railway station, Parliament building, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, the Opera house, just to mention a few. We will also visit the exclusive Eira area and pay a visit to a former prison that is a hotel today.
Let´s have lunch, and let me know your wishes about the type of restaurant you would wish it to be.
I will take you back to your hotel,
Rental Nissan Qashqai 2018
All parking fees
Entrance fee to the Rock Church
Entrance fee to the Olympic tower (view over Helsinki)
Food and drinks are at your own cost.
It is hard to say 100 % how the situation will turn after we have defeated corona virus. But in general, I am available 24/7.
Tour can be made all year round. Museums in Porvoo are closed Monday-Tuesday in wintertime.
The Old town of Porvoo consists of old cobblestone alleys, so this is not suitable for a wheelchair. There is a bit of walking in Porvoo, so please wear comfortable shoes.
The start of the tour is flexible.
The museums in Porvoo are closed on Mon-Tue in wintertime.
Laila loves her country and she shares her love and passion not only through her beautiful smile but also with her wide knowledge. Thanks to her itinerary we saw Helsinki with different eyes, walked through areas we would not have thought about looking at. we were 8 people from 25 to 60 and all had a lot of fun. Thank you very much Laila for your enthusiasm and joy.
Dear Nuga, It was a pleasure to do the tour with your family! You can be so proud of them.Thank you also for your kind reviews and the chocolate. I wish you all a nice weekend here in Helsinki, and enjoy the Biennaali if you go there. Thank you once again for choosing me to be your guide. Best wishes, Laila