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


Regular guided tours start from the Suomenlinna Centre and tickets can be bought from these webpages or at Suomenlinna Centre.


In wintertime during Weekends in English and Russian

In English 1.9.2019–31.5.2020, Saturday and Sunday at 13:30.

In Russian 1.9 – 30.9.2019 Saturday and Sunday at 13:30, 28.12.18 – 5.1.19  every day at 12:30 (no tours 1.1.2020), 25.4 – 31.5.2020 Saturday and Sunday at 13:30.



In summertime 1st June – 31st August

In English every day at 11, 13 and 14.30, and 1.7. – 31.8. on Fridays at 17.30 History & Tunnels -tour
In Swedish every day at 12.00
In Russian every day at 13.30
In Finnish every day at 12.00, additionally 24.6. – 10.8. thematic tour every day at 14:00
In Chinese 1.7. – 31.8. Mon-Fri at 14.00

11,00 € / 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 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.

The tours start from the Suomenlinna Centre (Suomenlinna Museum). Duration one hour.


1.9.-30.9.2019 on Sat & Sun at 13.30
28.12.2019.-5.1.2020 daily at 12.30
25.4.-31.5.2020 on Sat & Sun at 13.30
In summer (June-August) every day at 13.30.

Tickets: online at Suomenlinnatours com, or at the Suomenlinnacenter ticket sales before the tour.

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:Kierrokset alkavat Suomenlinnakeskukselta.


Ehrensvärd seura ry
09 6841850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0
Ehrensvärd seura ry
09 6841850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0

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