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Open Top bus Tour & Beautiful Canal Route in Helsinki

Combine two beautiful sightseeing experiences and enjoy the best of Helsinki on land and at sea. This package includes the Beautiful Canal Route, which has been voted the best tourist attraction in Helsinki, as well as the hop/on – hop/off tour by bus.

During the 90-minute cruise, you will get to see the most breath-taking shorelines in Helsinki and many of the beautiful sites the city has to offer. A few of the fabulous sights the cruise will pass include the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress the Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the fleet of icebreakers and the Degerö Canal.

The Hop on/off bus tour takes you around Helsinki in an open top double-decker, which stops at carefully chosen spots. There are 19 stops along the route. One of the stops is the Tempelliaukio Church, which has been blasted out of solid rock. Other highlights on the route included such as Lasipalatsi (glass Palace), Market Square, National Museum, Parliament house, Music center and many others. In case of bad weather there is a roof which can be easily closed to protect you from the elements.

Available: Daily from May 03 to September 30
Departure: From the Senate Square (bus) and the Market Square (boat)  
Duration: 1,5 hours for the Beautiful Canal Route and 1,5 hours for the Hop-on / Hop-off bus tour
Guiding: Guiding through loudspeakers (boat) and audio-guide (bus).
Child policy: 50% discount (6-15 years); Children under the age of 6 are free of charge.
Included: 90-minutes cruise to see the shorelines in Helsinki and sightseeing tour by bus in the city
Please note: 

  • Not all the ships are tailored for persons with reduced mobility: please contact us regarding reduced mobility access
  • The hop on/off bus tour is valid for 24 hours and departs every 20-40 minutes. The times you can select during the booking process are the available times for the canal tour. The bus operates between 10:00-16:00 hrs.