Experience Helsinki through Finnish food

Svenja
Oct 24, 2018 12:08:50 PM

From marketplace and market hall to the Suomenlinna Island

The tour will take us trough the market square, where we will taste typical Finnish berries in form of jam. In the market hall, we will have a small taste of a few more Finnish delicacies, like reindeer meat and ”leipäjuusto”, the typical Finnish squeaky cheese/bread cheese.

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We will then pass the old market quarter and hear stories about the old restaurants, coffee places and alcohol smugglers of the 18th and 19th century. At the Senate’s square we will talk about the different phases of the Finnish history in Helsinki and take a look at the centre of the young capital of Finland in the 19th century. 
On our way back to the market square, we will see the ice breakers now on holiday (summer time), the Uspenski cathedral, and the Presidential palace and will then take the ferry to the Suomenlinna islands. As arrived on the islands, we will visit a typical Finnish restaurant built inside of an old Russian barrack, where we will taste some more Finnish delicacies and before returning back to the mainland, we will take a little walk on the islands. End of the tour.

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Product information: Experience Helsinki through Finnish food

    • Season: All year around (market hall not open on Sunday and the jam lady is only at the market square during the summer season, other options available!)
    • Participants: 1-35
    • Starting place: Helsinki market square
    • Duration: 3-4h
    • Language: German, English
    • Services: Professional and authorized Helsinki guide, the tasting of typical Finnish foods. The tour price does not include beverages. Public transport tickets available upon request.

Contact

Vino Tours and more
Maddalena Benedetti
Vaasankatu, Helsinki
Tel. +358 (0) 40 705 2203
maddalena@vinotours.fi
www.vinotours.fi

Company: Vino Tours and more

Vino Tours and more offers professional, authorized and authentic tours in the best city of the world- Helsinki. Come and enjoy the city with a real local, we will show you much more than just the basic sights, like the most trendy and interesting areas of the city or/and trough Finnish foods and drinks. The tours offered are just an example of the tours that we could do together, so contact us and let's make the day unforgettable!

Destination: Helsinki

The capital of Finland is not only modern and cosmopolitan, but also unique. With a population of around 600,000 inhabitants, the metropolis of the north unites urbanity, traditional eastern exoticism and modern Scandinavian style. Finland's capital Helsinki offers its residents and visitors great experiences in all seasons. A beautiful seascape, the well-known Finnish design, a dynamic food culture, interesting neighborhoods and architecture as well as best shopping opportunities and an exciting nightlife.
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