Guided tours for everyone

The guided tours at Suomenlinna fortress are cancelled 17.3.2020-13.5.2020 according to the guidance issued by the Government of Finland in order to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. We will contact all customers who have already made bookings for this time period.

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

The guided tours at Suomenlinna fortress are cancelled 17.3.2020-13.5.2020 according to the guidance issued by the Government of Finland in order to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. We will contact all customers who have already made bookings for this time period.

 

In English 2.1.–31.5.2020 and 1.9-30.12.2020, 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, 14.30 and 1.7. – 31.8. History & Tunnels tour on Fridays at 17.30
In Swedish at 12.00
In Russian at 13.30
In Finnish at 12.00 and 24.6. – 10.8. a theme tour at 14.00
1.7. – 31.8. in Chinese Wednesday – Friday at 14.00

11,00 € / 60 min

Due to COVID-19 situation, tours are cancelled until 13.4.2020.

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: In wintertime (September - May), a tour in English every Saturday and Sunday 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: 11€ / adult, 4 € / child (7-17years).
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.

 

Perustiedot

KohdeSuomenlinna C 74,00190 Helsinki
Lisätietoja:Kierrokset alkavat Suomenlinnakeskukselta.

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

Suomenlinna Museums

Ehrensvärd-museo Suomenlinna
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