Helsinki – The White City

The Finnish capital of Helsinki truly is a sight for sore eyes! Littered in an array of illuminating architecture, there’s a reason it has received the nickname of ‘The White City of the North’. Helsinki is home to a range of different styles of architecture. Much of the city’s centre being a focal point of the Neoclassical era. While many more recent buildings have been heavily influenced by the Art Nouveau period.

If you’re looking to discover some of these amazing examples of architecture, then you have plenty of options! The Helsinki Cathedral is among some of the most prominent structures in the city. And speaking of cathedrals, you can’t afford to miss out on the Uspenski Cathedral, the main cathedral of the Orthodox Church of Finland. From there, you certainly have check out the most unique of the three, the Temppeliaukio Church which was excavated into a rock.

helsinki walking tour

A particularly interesting feature of Helsinki that not many people know is that it was once the World’s Design Capital. Thanks to this, the city is overflowing with chic boutiques, designer studios, art galleries and museums. From the Sinebrychoff Art Museum of Old European Masterworks, to the Ateneum Museum of Finnish and International art, all the way to the established Design Museum of Helsinki. The problem will be trying to choose which fantastic museums to spend your time!


Helsinki Walking Tour

There truly is no better way to discover a city than with a Guided Helsinki Walking Tour. Of course, exploring a city at your own pace is always a great option. But you miss out on some of those hidden gems tucked away in the city’s secret corners. So how better to uncover the city’s secrets than with a local and knowledgeable guide?! Someone who knows the city like the back of their hand. Also, someone who can give you all the best tips and recommendations to making the most out of your stay! It’s one thing to visit the wonderful attractions a city has to offer. And it’s another thing to understand the fascinating tales and history behind them. And believe me, this city has plenty of fascinating stories to share.

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But a Helsinki Walking Tour isn’t the only way to discover this breathtaking city. Explore Helsinki in a new light (literally) with a Helsinki Bar Crawl. Experience the city’s wild night scene and visit some of the best venues in town. Not only will you enjoy a fun and unforgettable night, you’ll even get to enjoy great benefits. From free shots to drink discounts and even free entry into the club, having a great night for an inexpensive price has never been easier!


Tours in Helsinki 

The possibility of tours in Helsinki is endless. From Walking Tours that will explore the city’s ancient historical roots to Evening Tours that may delve more into design and art’s history on the regions culture. Or take the tour on wheels by operating Bike or Segway tours upon request. And if you really want to spice up the options, then a Helsinki Food Tour would be a great hit! Not only is it a unique way to explore the city, participants also get to enjoy samplings of delicious local cuisine.


And of course, most importantly as with any tour is to offer Private Bookings. Providing tourists with customisable private tour packages encourages groups to book, wanting to avoid the swarms of other tourists. And this is in regards to all tours and activities, even pub crawls for those looking to celebrate special occasions.


Start your Helsinki Walking Tours

At Riviera Bar Crawl & Tours, we have years of experience in providing our visitors with some of the best and most memorable experiences of their lives. While primarily stationed in France, we hope to branch out into as many European cities as possible! With all of the success we’ve experienced and the great feedback we’ve gotten from our clients, we want to share this with even more of the world’s travellers. In regards to both Guided Walking Tours and Pub Crawls.


But who better to run Helsinki Tours & Activities than someone who knows the very best of what the city and its culture has to offer! Think that might relate to you? Well get in contact with us and send us your Application Form! We’re always looking for Franchising partners to help us make our dream a reality. Not only will you enjoy the liberty of working as your own boss, but you’ll also get to experience some of the unforgettable experiences for yourself! Along with the satisfaction of knowing you’ve been able to share your culture with more of the world.

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