Private Half-Day Tour of Old City of Porvoo from Helsinki

Summary

Your guide will meet you anywhere in the Helsinki city center for pickup at a time of your choosing. Climb aboard your private vehicle, equipped with free WiFi, and get started for Porvoo. The journey should take just under an hour. Once you arrive, take a walking tour of the Old Town, whose layout is typical of the Middle Ages. Amble past low wooden houses, spectacularly well-preserved for how old they are, and see the red warehouses lining the riverbanks. Listen to your guide talk about the trading, fishing and seafaring that is a huge part of the village's history. Stop by the medieval cathedral, built between the 13th and 15th centuries. You get totally undivided and personal attention from your private guide as you explore.  Take advantage of some free time to explore on your own, ducking in to the artisan workshops and other boutiques or just wandering down the narrow streets.  At the end of your time in Porvoo, head back to Helsinki for drop-off at your chosen location.

Tour info

Duration
4 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Discover hidden treasures in the old city of Porvoo on this private half-day tour from Helsinki. Explore the narrow streets and charming houses of Porvoo Old Town with a private guide, and gain insight into the region’s medieval history. Discover traditional warehouses lining the waterways, and learn of Porvoo’s role in Finland’s historic fishing, seafaring, and trading industries. Discover top attractions such as 15th-century Porvoo Cathedral and browse the artisan workshops at your leisure. This 4-hour tour includes round-trip travel by private vehicle from central Helsinki. 

What’s included?

  • Pickup and drop-off in central Helsinki

  • Private guide

  • Transport

  • Free WiFi on board

  • Food and drinks

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Stromma - Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

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About operator:

Welcome to Hop On Hop Off Helsinki - a bus sightseeing tour around the city where you hop on and off as much as you like. The tour takes you to the top sights of Helsinki - we have 18 carefully chosen stops along the route. The ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours and entitles you to get a discount on top attractions. The tour is guided in 10 different languages through individual, single-used headsets. To make your ride comfortable, we have free Wi-Fi on the buses, fun & friendly staff and experienced drivers. In bad weather, our buses' roof can be installed quickly to protect you from rain. Departures daily from the Senate Square in May-Sep.

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