Popular Family-friendly Activities in Helsinki
Our most recommended Helsinki Family-friendly Activities
1. From Helsinki: Porvoo Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Get picked up by your guide at your designated meeting point in Helsinki between 9:30 and 10:00 am. From here, head to Porvoo to marvel at the historic Old Town, with its well-preserved historical buildings as well as a 15th-century cathedral. During the tour, you will learn about Finnish history and culture, exploring the Red Riverside Warehouses, Porvoo Castle, Porvoo Old Town Hall, and the devil's stairs, as well as many other attractions. After visiting the top attractions in Porvoo, enjoy around 40 minutes free time to explore the lovely cafes, restaurants and small shops in the Old Town, before heading back to Helsinki. Get dropped off in Senate Square, where you can spend the afternoon.
2. Helsinki: 5-hour City and Nuuksio Reindeer Park Tour
Your Northern adventure will begin after you’re picked up from one of the meeting points by your expert guide, who'll share stories of the city’s history along the way. You’ll first stop off for photos at the Sibelius monument and Senate Square, among other cherished Helsinki landmarks. Then, after seeing all the main attractions, you’ll pause for a lunch break before continuing on to see the most beautiful part of Espoo in Reindeer Park. In this unique location you’ll get in touch with Northern wildlife, feeding the reindeers and experiencing Laplander life by enjoying an open Sami fire in a hut and drinking traditional beverages. When the tour is over, you’ll be dropped off back to your original meeting point at the harbor at around 3 PM.
3. Helsinki: RIB Tour to Summer Cottage with BBQ and Sauna
Spend a day with some locals at their summer cottage and enjoy the best that Finnish summers have to offer – barbecues, sauna time, and hiking in a beautiful natural setting. Meet the guide in Vironallas, the leisure boat port in front of the old Market Hall on the Market Square, Kauppatori. After a short safety briefing, you'll be geared up and ready to go. Cruise through the archipelago on the west side of the city, passing summer cabins, boaters, and wildlife on the way to your destination. On the 45-minute cruise, chat with the guide about the history and traditions of the area. Learn how part of the archipelago was leased as a Soviet naval base following World War II and how it is today. Your afternoon hosts will be waiting for you on their small private island, owned by their family for over 100 years. If you're lucky you may even bump into more than one generation of the family...
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Great, thrilling and super-authentic experience. Must have