Due to COVID-19 situation, tours are cancelled until 13.4.2020.
The construction works of one of the biggest Nordic fortresses, Suomenlinna, begun in 1748. The best way to get to know the fascinating story behind the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, is to join a guided tour.
During the guided walking tour an authorised guide tells about the 270 years of eventful history of Suomenlinna under the rule of three different states as well as the life on the islands today. The guide will take you to the most important sights of the fortress, such as the Great Courtyard and the Dry Dock, which in its days was among the largest in the world.
Availability: In wintertime (September - May), a tour in English every Saturday and Sunday at 13.30.
The tours start from the Suomenlinna Centre (Suomenlinna Museum). Duration one hour. It takes only 15 minutes to ge to Suomenlinna from the Market Square: you can find the ferry timetables and the ticket prices here.
Tickets: 11€ / adult, 4 € / child (7-17years).
Tickets available at Suomenlinnatours -online shop and Suomenlinna Centre ticket sales.
Please show the purchase confirmation at the Suomenlinna Centre's ticket sales before the tour.
The guide service is subject to permits in Suomenlinna. Guides are authorised by the Ehrensvärd Society in cooperation with the National Board of Antiquities and the Governing Body of Suomenlinna. In order to ensure the quality of the guide services, only Ehrensvärd Society is allowed to offer guide services in Suomenlinna.