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Address: Market Square Kiosk | Eteläsatama, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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On the Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise you will get to see the...

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 icebreakers and – of course – Degero Canal. Along the way you will also hear about Helsinki’s fascinating history.

You can enjoy this popular route exclusively on our cruise vessels. Our ships’ cafes offer beverages and snacks. To make your cruise enjoyable, we always have friendly staff and experienced captains on board!

You will recognize us from our yellow colour and Helsinki Sightseeing-logo! Departures daily in May-Sep.

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US$31.03*
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US$50.98*
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Great rainy day trip

A great way to see some of the islands on a wet day. Seats inside and out, and blankets provided to keep you warm. Friendly staff, small cafe selling drinks and snacks and an... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Ngresswell
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Apparently this boat tour is free with a Helsinki Card, but we didn't have that. For sure it is a pleasant enough trip past islands and Helsinki 'burbs, but it is expensive and not value for money as a stand alone ticket. The people were professional and pleasant.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your rewiev. I am sorry to hear that you think that the cruise was expensive. We appriciate your feedback, it helps us with our product development. Kind regards, Soile More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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149 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This boat trip is a very pleasant way to spend an hour or two. The scenery is pretty and the audio guide is informative and available in several languages. There are many lovely islands in the harbour and the Helsinki skyline can be fully appreciated from the water. You'll get a discount if you also buy the city sightseeing HOHO... More 

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We went on the last day for this season. Lots to see along the way and a smooth pleasant ride. Totally recommend ! Worth the trip even to give the legs a rest from walking and enjoy the panorama.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The crew is friendly and boats are nice. Not too long trip and view is very pretty. Ystävällinen palvelu,mukavat veneet ja nätit maisemat.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

In Helsinki, it is highly recommended to take a cruise through the canals. The cruise lasted 1 1/2 hours, with beautiful scenery throughout. The narration makes the cruise that much more enjoyable. You can sit on the elevated outside deck if the weather is good or go downstairs to the enclosed lower deck otherwise.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A great way to see some of the islands on a wet day. Seats inside and out, and blankets provided to keep you warm. Friendly staff, small cafe selling drinks and snacks and an informative tour in many languages. Included with the Helsinki pass!

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

On a sunny day in Helsinki there is hardly a better way to spend a couple of hours than enjoying a sight seeing tour by boat on the beautiful canal route, to the eastern archipelago of Helsinki. The boats depart conveniently from the Market Place and you can enjoy coffee, drinks and snacks on board. From the sea you get... More 

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the good review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

North Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

They call this the "beautiful canal route" and they are right about the beautiful. Really, it's a tour of the harbour archipelago of Helsinki, with excellent commentary in several languages. We used vouchers from the Tourist Information place, and it cost just 20 EURO.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you liked the tour and enjoyed the scenery! The route goes through the Degerö Canal and that's why it's called the Beautiful Canal Route. - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

Malmo, Sweden
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216 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Good and informative trip (ca 130 min). Nice boat with friendly service. Very reasonable prices for coffee, beer and snacks.

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

Helsinki, Finland
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437 reviews
184 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Whilst visiting Helsinki one should try to put the effort to have time to see Helsinki from the sea. It is definitely worth it. The 1,5 hour cruise takes you in the Helsinki archipelago and shows you well the lovely houses, saunas and the good living qualities some have.Lovely ! There is a cafe on the boat. 28 euros per... More 

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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the tour! This summer the price is 24€/person. - Katri/Strömma Finland More 

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