Guided tour at Suomenlinna

The best way to explore Suomenlinna is to participate on a guided walking tour.


Regular guided tours in English daily in June at 13.30.

Tickets can be bought from these webpages or at Suomenlinna Centre.

The tour starts from Suomenlinna Centre and the duration is 1 hour.

Price 12 euros/adults, 8 euros/ senior citizens and students, 4 euros/ children.


 Free guided tour in Ukrainian in May and June 2022

The guided tours are organized on Mondays at 11.15.

The tours start at Suomenlinna from the ferry harbour.

The duration is approx. 1 hour.

The tickets must be reserved in advance from

or by email guidebookin(at)


Participate safely on a guided tour

Keep your safety distance from other participants.

Keep your hands clean.

Join a guided tour only if you are feeling well.

Sneeze and cough into your elbow.

Use credit cards as payment at Suomenlinna Centre or buy your tickets in advance from our webshop.

12,00 € / 60 min

The construction works of one of the biggest Nordic fortresses, Suomenlinna, begun in 1748. The best way to get to know the fascinating story behind the World Heritage Site of UNESCO, Suomenlinna fortress, is to join a guided tour.

During the guided walking tour an authorised Suomenlinna-guide tells about the 270 years of eventful history of Suomenlinna under the rule of three different states as well as the life on the islands today. The guide will take you to the most important sights of the fortress, such as the Great Courtyard and the Dry Dock, which in its days was among the largest in the world.

Availability (2022):

May 4 - 28 Wednesdays and Saturdays at 13:30

June 1 - June 26 every day at 13:30

June 27 - August 31 every day at 10:30 and 13.30

The tours start from the Suomenlinna Centre (Suomenlinna Museum). Duration one hour. It takes only 15 minutes to ge to Suomenlinna from the Market Square: you can find the ferry timetables and the ticket prices here. Suomenlinna can be also reached from the first of May to the mid-September by a JT-Line water bus from  the Market Square.  You can find the timetables for the waterbus here.

Tickets: 12 € / adults, 4 € / children; online shop and Suomenlinna Museum's ticket sales.

The guide service is subject to permits in Suomenlinna. Guides are authorised by the Ehrensvärd Society in cooperation with the National Board of Antiquities and the Governing Body of Suomenlinna. In order to ensure the quality of the guide services, only Ehrensvärd Society is allowed to offer guide services in Suomenlinna.


KohdeSuomenlinna C 74,00190 Helsinki
Lisätietoja:Please show the purchase confirmation at the Suomenlinna Centre's tickets sales before the start of the tour.


Ehrensvärd seura ry
09 68999850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0
Ehrensvärd seura ry
09 68999850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0

Top program at Suomenlinna!

You can easily spend your whole day in Suomenlinna. See what the seafortress offers you!

Augustin Ehrensvärd

Suomenlinna Museum

Visit the museum all year round

Kahvila Cafe Piper

Are you thirsty?

Enjoy a cup of coffee at café Piper

Suomenlinnan museokauppa


Buy your souvenirs at Suomenlinna Centre

Пушечный шлюп Свеаборг

Cannon Sloop Diana

Sail in historical style