Guided tours and groups

Guided walking tours

The guided walking tours take you through the historic Susisaari and Kustaanmiekka areas and provide information on the colourful past of the fortress. The tour introduces, for example, the Great Courtyard and the dry dock, which once was one of the largest in the world.

The tours start from the Suomenlinna Museum and last approximately one hour. Tickets can be bought in Suomenlinna museum or you can purchase tickets in advance from online shop. The price is €11 for adults and €4 for children. Admission is free with a Helsinki Card.

In the summer months (1 June through 31 August), guided tours are given in Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian and Chinese. During the winter season, tours are available only on weekends, and the languages are English and Russian.

By advance reservation, guided tours and theme walks are offered in more than 15 languages throughout the year.

The guide service is subject to permits in Suomenlinna. Only the Ehrensvärd Society’s guides are authorised.

Inquiries:, tel. +358 9 684 1850

For groups

Hundreds of groups, from students to guests of honour and international corporations, visit the sea fortress every year. Suomenlinna certainly is a perfect location for a little escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. In just 15 minutes, a ferry or a waterbus will take you to a different world.

Meetings, corporate recreational days and parties can also be organised in Suomenlinna throughout the year. Local service providers offer different pre-prepared packages or tailor events according to your wishes.

On these pages, we have collected tips for various groups, such as teacher-led student groups or corporate groups planning to organise a meeting or a recreational outing in Suomenlinna.