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Day With A Local Helsinki

Pl 182, Helsinki 00101, Finland
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Great time!

We had so much fun! Liisa really gave us great tour of Helsinki. We had less than 24 hours in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Carol M
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Downers Grove, Illinois
Great communication - catering to your specific interests

Thank you to Liisa and Kati-Riina for a great day in Helsinki. It was clear that you put a lof ot... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
seattlearc
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Seattle, Washington
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Day With A Local Helsinki provides customized private tours and local experiences in Helsinki area from a local's point of view. The price is based on the length of your day, not on the size of the group (1-8 persons).
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Pl 182, Helsinki 00101, Finland

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We had so much fun! Liisa really gave us great tour of Helsinki. We had less than 24 hours in Helsinki and really wanted to see all we could. we saw a lot of the city sights. Really enjoyed the Old Market Hall, the Temppeliaukio...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Thank you to Liisa and Kati-Riina for a great day in Helsinki. It was clear that you put a lof ot thought and preparation into my visit. I definitely got the local's view of the city. Best in 2018!

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for your great feedback! It was Kati-Riina's pleasure to show you around and we are glad that also information provided by us helped you to get the most of your stay!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our visitors from around the world have not only visited a Finnish home and tasted Finnish home made food, but got acquianted with the lively and still working market square by the sea, taken an hour boat trip to see Helsinki from the seaside, visited...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for your review. However, as the owner of the company, I am 99 % sure that this review is not concerning Day With A Local as we do home visits very rarely at the moment.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

First, let me say how easy it was to connect with Liisa online to discuss our interests and confirm our day. Liisa met us in the West Harbour port right off the cruise ship, we hopped on trains and the subway to easily get around...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for your review! It was my pleasure to show Helsinki and my favorite places to you, combined with Helsinki highlights and souvenir shopping based on your requests.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I toured Helsinki during a cruise on the Baltic Sea in June with our young daughter, our friends, and their young son. After arranging the details in advance via email with Liisa, we met our guide, Kati-Riina, at the port when we...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

It's great to hear you enjoyed your day with Kati-Riina! Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We toured with Liisa today with a 6 hour tour of Helsinki. She was very knowledgeable and very,very flexible for our group of four. We changed our minds several times on what to do during the tour and she made it work. She has a...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We always do our best to be as flexible as possible, you to have the best possible day and great Day With A Local experience.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our guide was Lisa, and she was very friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeble. The only comment I would make is that although I recognize that the point of view is from a local, it would have been nice to have also incorporated some of the main...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback! Day With A Local is always customized according to any wishes and requests that are told either in advance or in the beginning of the day. We're asking which themes guests are interested in (as architecture, art, design, history, cuisine,...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Liisa gave me a great insight into Helsinki and it's history. She is very well informed and on any questions she couldn't directly answer she sent me answers later in a great e-mail, in which she also summarised the tour and sites visited again. Very...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review! If there are detailed questions about a theme that interests our guests a lot but we are not experts on the specific area, we send the information and possibly also links regarding the theme afterwards, in addition to what we...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Liisa is a 32 year old Finnish woman who quit her government job to start her own tourist guiding company. She is knowledgeable, energetic and fun to be with, and truly knows Helsinki as only a local can. We spent a very enjoyable 6 hours...More

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review! Often we don't visit any museums but as history was one of your main interests, the mentioned museum (my personal favourite of museums in Helsinki) was a good fit in your customized Day With A Local. The company is based...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great day with our guide Juha, paced to meet our family needs, adapted our tour to our wishes, very knowledgeable guide and great personality, beautiful MB van for transportation with an excellent driver.

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Liisa_Eskelinen, Omistaja at Day With A Local Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

It's great to hear you enjoyed your day with Juha! Usually we walk and use public transportation but when private transportation is requested, we can make any needed arrangements. Thank you for your review.

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