Covid-19 safety

Welcome to Suomenlinna! As a neighbourhood of Helsinki, the same COVID-19 regulations apply to Suomenlinna as to the whole Helsinki Metropolitan Area. You can check the updated situation from THL. Open the guidelines from the THL website.

You can enjoy services, events, history, culture and outdoors while walking around in the beautiful sea fortress and exploring the sights. You can see precise day-by-day information on open services from our opening hours calendar. Open the opening hours calendar. Also Suomenlinna online guide helps you during your visit. Open the guide.

Istructions for a safe visit

  • We recommend wearing a face mask indoors and whenever close contacts cannot be avoided.
  • Keep a safe distance to other parties when possible.
  • Take care of hand hygiene. Service providers offer hand sanitizer and a possibility to wash hands.
  • Participate only if you are healthy!

Thank you for following the instructions. Let’s take care of safety together!

Getting to Suomenlinna

HSL ferry runs daily to Suomenlinna. In addition to the HSL ferry leaving from the Kauppatori Market Square, on weekdays you can also get to Suomenlinna on the HSL service ferry departing from Katajanokka. Open air travel on deck is possible on all vessels, hand sanitizer is available and safety distances are reminded with posters. HSL recommends all passengers to wear a face mask indoors. Read more about transportation.

The Heatmap service of the City of Helsinki shows the visitor peaks of different areas, attractions and services in Helsinki in real time in a map view. With the help of the Heatmap, you can, for example, schedule a visit to Suomenlinna at a quieter time. Go to Heatmap.

Covid-19 certificate in Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna is a suburb of Helsinki where you don’t need a covid certificate on arrival. However, the service providers are independent entrepreneurs, and some require a covid certificate from their customers.

Need help planning your visit?

Suomenlinna Tourist Information is open and serves on Mon-Sun 10-16: tel. +358 (0) 295 338 410, or through Facebook Messenger.

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