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Highlights of Helsinki: Sightseeing with the Helsinki Card

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy free access to all the major sights and over 50 museums in Helsinki
  • The Helsinki Zoo has animals ranging from the Arctic to the Amazon rainforest
  • See Suomenlinna, the largest maritime fortress in the world
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    24, 48, 72 hours. The Helsinki Card is valid from first use

    Start time

    Start time: Your chosen start time
    Duration: 24, 48, 72 hours. The Helsinki Card is valid from first use

    Meeting Point

    You can redeem your booking voucher for your Helsinki Card at:
    Helsinki City Tourist and Congress Bureau:
    Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 19

    Main Railway Station / Central Hall:
    Address: Kaivokatu 1

    Opening Hours:
    02 Jan - 31 May & 01 Sep - 31 Dec:
    Mon - Fri: 09:00am - 4:30pm, Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    01 Jun - 31 Aug:
    Mon - Fri: 09:00am - 6:00pm, Sat & Sun: 09:00am - 5:00pm

    Ending Point

    n/a

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Helsinki is a city where Eastern and Western cultures interact – a city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. The city’s contemporary architecture, design and high technology reinforce the international reputation of Finland’s capital. Most sights and attractions are within walking distance of the city centre, and getting around town is easy.

    The Helsinki Card is the key to a unique Helsinki experience for those visiting the Finnish capital city. Discover the city at your own pace, easily and inexpensively.

    With the Helsinki Card you save time, money and energy and enjoy free access to all main sights, museums, and public transport (trams, metro, buses, train, boats to islands) along with a wide variety of discounts and bonuses.

    Itinerary

    Your Helsinki Card is valid for 24, 48, and 72 hours (depending on the option chosen) from first use.

    The Helsinki Card includes:

    • Free entry to all major sights and over 50 museums.

    • Unlimited travel on public transport within the city of Helsinki.

    • Free travel and all entries to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress. This is one of the biggest sea fortresses in the world and is Included in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

    • Free travel and entry to Helsinki Zoo. Meet animals all the way from the Arctic tundra to the tropical rainforest. Approximately 200 different animal species reside in the Zoo, and there are almost a 1000 different plant species.

    • Free Audio City Tour daily for adult card holders. The Audio City Tour from the Esplanade Park and Katajanokka terminal is a popular sightseeing tour aboard a luxury coach with recorded commentary and sound effects, giving you a wide variety of information about Helsinki.

    • Free surprise gift at the Stockmann´s department store.

    • Helsinki Card Guide Book with maps and complete information.

    The Helsinki Card offers also great value discounts on half-day tours, tours to Tallinn and Lapland, restaurants, concerts etc.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Free entry to all major sights and over 50 museums
    • Unlimited travel on public transport within the city of Helsinki
    • Free travel and all entries to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
    • Free travel and entry to Helsinki Zoo
    • Free Audio City Tour daily (worth 29 €) for adult card holders
    • Free surprise gift at the Stockmann´s department store
    • Helsinki Card Guide Book with maps and complete information
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Voucher can be redeemed at:
    Helsinki City Tourist and Congress Bureau:
    Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 19

    Main Railway Station / Central Hall:
    Address: Kaivokatu 1

    Opening Hours:
    02 Jan - 31 May & 01 Sep - 31 Dec:
    Mon - Fri: 09:00am - 4:30pm, Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    01 Jun - 31 Aug:
    Mon - Fri: 09:00am - 6:00pm, Sat & Sun: 09:00am - 5:00pm

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator's contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.You will be given a complete Helsinki Card Guide Book with the Helsinki Card. The Helsinki Card guidebook is published in five languages: English, German, Swedish, Russian and Finnish.
  • Reviews
    • Arthur Hotel Helsinki & Helsinki Town

      Arthur Hotel Helsinki is close to centre of city and very easy to walk to transport. Hotel is clean comfortable and very good breakfast included. Staff very helpful. ...

      John N PAIN