Guided tours for everyone

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 260 years of eventful history of Suomenlinna under the rule of three different states as well as the life on the island today. The guide will take you to the most important sights of the fortress, such as the Great Castle Courtyard, Piper’s Park and the Dry Dock, which in its days was among the largest in the world.

Guides at Suomenlinna are authorised by the Ehrensvärd Society together with the National Board of Antiquities and the Governing Body of Suomenlinna. Only authorised guides are allowed to guide groups in Suomenlinna. By using only authorised guides the Ehrensvärd Society wants to ensure the quality and the right historical facts of the tour.

Experience Suomenlinna

Guided tours during wintertime every Saturday and Sunday

In English 1.9.2018–31.5.2019, Saturday and Sunday at 13:30.

Start from Suomenlinnacentre and duration approx. 1  hour.

 

Summertime every day 1st June – 31st August

In English at 11:00, 13:00 and 14:30
In Swedish at 12:00
In Russian at 13:30
In Finnish at 12:00 and 25.6. – 12.8. Guns and Tunnels at 14:00
2.7. – 31.8. in Chinese Monday – Friday at 11:30

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 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: June 1 - August 31 every day at 11, 13 and 14.40.
Additionally, July 1 - August 31, on Fridays at 17.30 History & Tunnels -tour (Please take a flashlight with you!)

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

Tickets: 11 € / adults, 4 € / children; Suomenlinnatours.com 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 the ensure the quality of the guide services, only authorised guides are allowed to offer guide services in Suomenlinna.

Perustiedot

KohdeSuomenlinna C 74,00190 Helsinki
Lisätietoja:For History and Tunnels tour please take a flashlight with you and wear comfortable shoes with soles suitable for uneven, rocky surfaces. Please be careful when walking on uneven surfaces and in the dark tunnels of the fortress. The tour is not suitable for baby carriages.

Tiedustelut

Ehrensvärd seura ry
guidebooking@suomenlinnatours.com
09 6841850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0
Kauppias
Ehrensvärd seura ry
guidebooking@suomenlinnatours.com
09 6841850
Y-tunnus: 0220249-0

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