Guided tour at Suomenlinna

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


Regular guided tours in English every Saturday 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.


Participate safely on a guided tour

We can together ensure our safety during a guided tour by following common rules.

Keep your distance from other participants. Our guides ensure that the safety distances are kept during the tour and give you instructions how to move in narrow spaces.

Keep your hands clean.

Join a guided tour only if you are feeling well. Also our guides work only if they are well.

Sneeze and cough into your elbow.

Although the tour is mainly outdoors, do not touch anything.

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

Use facial masks in the Suomenlinna ferry and waterbus as well as on guided tours.

Alkaen 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 UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna Sea 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.

Availability: 9th OCT 2021 - 30 th APR on Saturdays at 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.

Tickets 2021: 11€ / adult, 4 € / child (7-17 yrs).
Tickets 2022: 12 € / adult, 4 € /child (7-17 yrs). 
Tickets available at Suomenlinnatours -online shop and Suomenlinna Centre ticket sales.

Please show the purchase confirmation at the Suomenlinna Centre's 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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