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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Helsinki is a wonderful clean city and their waterways are just as delightful. We were fortunate the weather in September was as good as the UK, so we had no problems with what to wear. In many respects we enjoyed this more than the waterways...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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StrommaSoile, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We try to do our part to keep the Baltic Sea clean also for future visitors. Stromma and WWF Finland have at the moment cooperation project to promote a cleaner Baltic Sea. Kind regards, Soile Strömma Finland

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toured in September and we needed light jackets, but it was extremely enjoyable. This was a great way to see the city. The guides were great and very informative. We went with a group of friends and all had a good time. Afterward we walked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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StrommaSoile, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the cruise. The Market Square by the departure point of the ship is one of the 'musts' when visiting Helsinki! Kind regards, Soile Strömma Finland

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had only a day in Helsinki and thought the boat trip was a good way to start the visit. We got the 1030 departure and throughly enjoyed the trip around the archipelago. Some lovely islands and homes on them and great scenery. Luckily it was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Strömma F, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! Mikael

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tour even in september. They had blankets so we could enjoy tour in open air. By tickets online and get discount.More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and our beautiful archipelago! The discount is 10% if you buy your tickets online at our Stromma website. We hope to see you again in Helsinki! Best regards,...More

Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

We booked this tour as it show as being the most popular and good reviews. We weren't disappointed, good explanation of the tours in Finnish, swedish, english and I seem to recalled another language that I can't remember what is was. The top desk is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2019

Hi, Thank you for the review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your cruise despite the cool weather. Especially towards the end of the season it can be chilly at sea in Helsinki! Fortunately the Cafeteria indoors is warm. Kind regards, Soile

Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

The scenery is beautiful but I have no idea what I am seeing. The other passengers are incredibly loud and drown out the sound of the narration. I wish the company had let us know that a large group was on this tour so we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2019

Hi, I am sorry to hear about the disturbance and noise on the cruise! I wonder if you contacted our staff during or after the cruise about this? If you are planning to come to Helsinki again, please send us a message to sales@stromma.fi, so...More

Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed this as I had been walking all day and on a gorgeous sunny afternoon, it was lovely to sit back and relax and enjoy the views of holiday houses, trees, islands, shipping lanes etc. Not a lot of historical information provided as another...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Strömma F, Sales representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for your message. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our boat tour around the shores of Helsinki. The archipelago is, indeed, quite relaxing. We have chosen to include all kinds of information on the audio, rather than focusing on...More

Reviewed 23 July 2019

I did this the first day I was in Helsinki, I was battling jet lag, so it was a good way to be out and about without having to walk. Got to see some sights I couldn't have on foot. Also, they have refreshments available.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Camper07343432885, Sales representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our boat sightseeing in Helsinki! Best regards, Karoliina / Stromma Finland

Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

Althoug I live in Helsinki and very near the Market place me and my wife take this route every summer. This summer already twice. It takes 1,5 h and there is multilingual guidance on board. Sit down and enjoy the ride. Get a beer, water,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you! Lovely to hear you enjoy our cruise! You are always welcome! Kind regards, Soile Stromma Finland

Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Pleasant 90 minutes around the sheltered waters and canal of Helsinki but I hoped for more history and infoMore

Date of experience: July 2019
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Strömma F, Sales Representative at Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Hi, Thank you! Your feedback is important to our product development. On the cruises we balance between giving a chance to enjoy the scenery and nature, and giving information from the loudspeakers. Welcome back, and please try the bus tours as well, they give more...More

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Response from Strömma F | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. The Beautiful Canal Route Cruise departs from Market Square, in the city centre of Helsinki. Departures are daily from May 1st until September 30th; - From May 1st until May 18th; at... More
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