Join us to enjoy the Helsinki island vibes, lush nature and exciting stories of Vallisaari island, an old military area and this summer also the surrounding for Helsinki Biennial contemporary art event
This guided walking tour on the Vallisaari is about 2 hrs long and 3,5 kilometers long. During the tour you will see the amazing recently opened island environment and hear the stories dating back to the times when Finland was part of the Swedish Kingdom. The great fortification buildings will be seen as well as the great sea views all around you.
The tour starts from the Market Square in Helsinki City Center, where our guide will assist you with buying a ticket and taking the ferry to the island. The cost of the round trip transportation is 8,50e and the travel time is about 20 minutes. You can also buy the tickets online from here. Please see below the details of the tour times and the ferry timetable.
We will meet at 9:45 on Lyypekinlaituri next to the Old Market Hall, where you will also see the wooden, circle pavillion on the pier. If you buy your ferry ticket in advance, buy it to the ferry departing at 10:00 am.