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Helsinki: City and Porvoo Guided Day Shore Excursion

1. Helsinki: City and Porvoo Guided Day Shore Excursion

Discover the quaint town of Porvoo on a guided shore excursion, followed by a tour of the Finnish capital of Helsinki. Admire the traditional architecture of Porvoo and some of the main landmarks of Helsinki including Sibelius Park, the Olympic Stadium, and Uspensky Cathedral. Meet your guide at Helsinki Port. Then, take a scenic drive towards Porvoo, the second oldest town in Finnland. Upon arrival, marvel at the picturesque waterfront red-painted houses whilst your guide takes you on a walking tour. See the Old Church, Town Hall Square, as well as shops and workshops.  Following the visit to Porvoo, head back to Helsinki. Enjoy a sightseeing tour by bus as you discover Esplanadi Street and the Grand Mannerheim Boulevard. Admire the views of the Opera House, the Finlandia Concert Hall, the National Museum, the Parliament Building, and the Presidential Palace. Stop at the famous Sibelius Park, named after the renowned Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. See the Sibelius Monument, an abstract grouping of hundreds of steel pipes. After the park, continue the Olympic Stadium, the site of the 1952 Summer Olympics. Arrive at the Rock Church, carved directly out of the side of the mountain and topped by a magnificent copper dome. Admire the exterior of Uspensky Cathedral, the largest Orthodox church in Western Europe. See Helsinki Central train station with its famous clock tower as well as the beloved Havis Amanda fountain. The tour ends with free time by the seaside Market Square, where you can try some local delicacies. At the end of the tour, be returned to the port in time for your cruise ship's departure.

Porvoo: Shore-Excursion Sightseeing Tour

2. Porvoo: Shore-Excursion Sightseeing Tour

Prior to your departure, you meet your guide at the harbor between 9:30AM-10:00AM. Pickup service is for this tour is provided only from the designed meeting points. Porvoo Old Town is a popular tourist destination, famous for its well-preserved 18th and 19th-century buildings and 15th-century cathedral, the Porvoo Cathedral. The Old Town is recognized as historically and culturally significant as one of the National landscapes of Finland. After visiting the top attractions of Porvoo, you will have around 40 minutes' time to spend on our own to explore the lovely cafes, restaurants and small shops in the old town of Porvoo. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be taken back to the harbor at around 3:00PM.

Helsinki: Helsinki and Porvoo Sightseeing Tour

3. Helsinki: Helsinki and Porvoo Sightseeing Tour

Prior to departure, your experienced local guide will pick you up from your relevant harbor. From here you will begin your Helsinki city tour, visiting a variety of cultural landmarks and historic monuments. You will stop for photos at the Sibelius Monument and Senate Square, and visit other Helsinki attractions such as Olympic Stadium, Esplanade Park, Old Market Hall, and the Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral. After spending the morning sightseeing in Helsinki, your bus tour will continue to the charming medieval town of Porvoo. Once having arrived, you can take a walking tour of Porvoo to see the Old Town Hall, Porvoo Cathedral, the Devil's Stairs, and the Statue of A. Edelfelt. You will also be able to look out over the charismatic red warehouses on the shoreline from the Bridge on Mannerheiminkatu Street. Porvoo is also a dream come true for food lovers, due to its reputation it has for its restaurants and cafes. You will be free to take a break to have lunch in a local cafe, and can also visit a local artisans shop (at your own expense). Following your sightseeing in Porvoo, your tour bus will take you back to the harbor at around 4:00PM.

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