Safety during COVID-19

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.

Services, events and venues

You can enjoy services, 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 Suomenlinna website opening hours calendar. Also Suomenlinna online guide helps you during your visit. Open the guide.

Restrictions on gatherings at public events applies no more and events are organized safely in Suomenlinna in accordance with hygiene requirements. Open the Suomenlinna events calendar for more information.

Conference and banquet facilities are available for rent. Get to know the venues here and make a booking.

Transport 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. HSL recommends all passengers to wear masks. 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.

Let’s take care of safety together

There is plenty of space to explore in Suomenlinna. However, we ask visitors to follow the hygiene instructions related to the coronavirus situation. We recommend using a face mask indoors. Hand sanitizer is available at all service providers. It is good to favor card payments over cash. Thank you for following the instructions!

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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