Private excursion to Suomenlinna Island and fortress discovery


  • A relaxing walk around Suomenlinna Island
  • Discovering the history of the fortress
  • Quality services by your guide

Essential info*

Duration 3hrs

Tour with Commentary

  • German
  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Danish
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Departure point/location

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Including relaxation and history, discover Suomenlinna on your private tour!

Your guide will collect you from your hotel in Helsinki city centre. You will travel by ferry to Suomenlinna Island. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suommenlinna is a sea fortress built on several islands in Helsinki which was built in the 18th century.

During your visit, enjoy an exotic trip to discover the history of Suomenlinna fortress and all its secrets. Along the way, you will pass through tunnels and underground areas and will admire the many remains as well as the ancient war cannons.


Upon booking, you will be asked to select a tour and not a number of people. For example, if 4 people wish to participate in this activity, you must select 1 Tour for 4 people and not 4 Tours for one person.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day except Sunday (except in exceptional circumstances)
  • Times: 8:45am, 9:45am, 10:45am, 11:45am, 12:45pm, 1:45pm 2:45pm 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 5:45pm 6:45pm (Monday to Friday), 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm (Saturday)
  • Duration: Approx. 3 hours
  • Departure: Helsinki city centre
  • Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, German, Greek, Italian, Korean
  • This activity does not include the ferry ticket. You must buy your ticket at the time of your activity (adult ticket: around 5 euros and child ticket for aged 7-16: about 2.50 euros). Your ticket is valid for 12 hours
  • At the end of your private tour, you have the opportunity to stay longer on the island. In this case, you will return to Helsinki by ferry without the assistance of your guide. If you return to Helsinki with your guide, you will be taken back to Helsinki town centre
  • The ferry crossing from Helsinki to Suomenlinna takes around 15 minutes
  • Once you are there, toilets and eateries are available
  • The available languages may vary according to the availability of the guides
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 8 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show, 100% of the price will be levied. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The private tour of Suomenlinna Island
  • The services of a private tour guide
  • Pick up from your hotel

Not included

  • Entry fees to monuments
  • Ferry ticket (must be paid there)
  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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