• Excursions at sea (c) Lauri Rotko

Excursions at sea near Helsinki

The sea is an essential part of the personality of Helsinki. Many guided excursions are offered, making it easy to discover the water and islands.

Cruises depart regularly from the Market Square between May and September. Commentaries are usually offered in several languages such as English, Swedish, German and many more. Try also the popular lunch and dinner cruises!

Sightseeing, dining and a variety of theme cruises are provided by Strömma, Royal Line and IHA-Lines Ltd Helsinki Cruises.

Ferries to Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress and Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island also depart from the Market Square.

Both Royal Line and the former steamship m/s J.L. Runeberg sail to the idyllic town of Porvoo throughout the summer.

Excursions at sea