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On the Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the impressive fleet of...more
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Market Square Kiosk | Eteläsatama, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the temperature was in the mid twenties onshore these boat trips get a bit cooler once you are out at sea. The company provide some blankets for passengers but not enough for every person. Take a long sleeve top just in case. The trip...More

Thank Hugo R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour takes 1 hour 40 mins approximately, and goes in a large circle round the various islands, inhabited or otherwise, off the harbour of Helsinki. Commentary was in English and German, plus two Nordic languages, presumably one Finnish. It was a bit difficult to hear...More

Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Beautiful Canal Route tour which was an hour and a half tour. Boarding there is a choice of the upper deck or lower deck, fairly weather dependent really. We decided to go downstairs as it was a bit windy and no...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "Beautiful Canal Tour" was a very relaxing, informative 90 minutes. Commentary of the Helsinki Islands was given over loudspeaker in multiple languages. Beautiful sunny June day added to a great ambience. Snack café onboard was very nice. Included with the Helsinki Card which is...More

1  Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guided tour was a great way to see the city and waterfront. The narration was excellent and it was so fun to see so many sides of life in Helsinki.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this cruise months in advance to do as soon as we touched down as a little relaxation trip, like a fool I also bought a Helsinki card which you can use to do this cruise also. If you are intending to spend a...More

Thank Steviefull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In early June I took the “Beautiful Canal Route” cruise run by Helsinki Sightseeing by Boat (stromma.com). It was a gorgeous day, and the two-hour cruise from Helsinki’s South Harbor through the magnificent coastal archipelago was well worth the 25 euro price tag. Unfortunately, however,...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Very dissapointing the narrative was not coordinated the sights were minimal. Do not spend your money. Would not recommend.

Thank Gustavo D
Reviewed 2 June 2018

If you have free hours, you should take this boat tour. Leaving from the market square, you will enjoy some amazing views and you will get information about the place and the history of Helsinki. Worth it.

Thank Raúl G
Strömma F, Sales & Customer Service at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Raúl G, thank you for your nice words! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise. Best regards, Tiia/Strömma Finland

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

An enjoyable 1.5hr cruise with a multi-lingual commentary of the various points of interest around the bay and canal. Despite the sunny blue skies it was a little windy out on the water, however the available blankets were a welcome comfort. Tea, coffee, beer &...More

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s0nalsingh
16 March 2018|
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Response from Strömma F | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. The Beautiful Canal Route Cruise departs from Market Square, in the city centre of Helsinki. Departures are daily from May 1st until September 30th; - From May 1st until May 18th; at... More
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