Vino Tours and more organizes authorized guiding services mainly in the Helsinki city center area, the vibrant Kallio area, Suomenlinna sea fortress and Vallisaari island. The guide and owner of the company is Maddalena Benedetti, who has been working in the tourism field for over 10 years and who is deeply in love with her hometown. Maddalena will take you to a wonderful journey, telling you interesting things about the sights, the Finnish culture and lifestyle, the architecture, the design and the history of the city of Helsinki. Her excursions are always fun, energetic, interesting and more ”spend a day with a true local”-like.

Food tours Helsinki

helsinki highlights through finnish food

Finland was first part of Sweden and then it was part of Russia and its history can also be seen in the kitchen. The main philosophy of the modern Finnish food though, is its purity. Berries and mushrooms picked by ourselves from our forests, fish from our thousands of lakes, meat like reindeer and moose from our small producers and cheese from the local cheese factories.

  • See the main sights of the city center and hear about the history,  traditions and culture of Helsinki and Finland
  • Learn about the architectural styles of Helsinki and the Finnish design
  • Taste Finnish foods like berries, mushrooms, cheese, fish, roe, meat and pies; also Finnish wines and local beers available (K18)
  • Enjoy Helsinki with a real local 
  • Get tips for restaurants, shopping and things to do for the rest of your staying

Time and meeting point: All year round, meeting point agreed with the customer

Duration: 2-4h

Languages: English, German, Italian, Finnish

Services included: Professional and authorized Helsinki guide, the tasting of typical Finnish foods

Best walking tours Helsinki

Kallio neighborhood- The most hipster, bohemian and vibrant area of Finland 

Did you know?  Kallio is the former working class district of Helsinki and Today it’s the most bohemian and liberal area of the whole country, It has a colorful history, small lovely boutiques, coffee shops, second hand shops and a large number of bars.

  • Hear stories about the criminal background of the area and its notorious bars
  • See the interesting buildings and sights of Kallio
  • Take a look at one of the oldest public saunas of Helsinki and hear more about the Finnish sauna culture
  • Experience the area with a real local and get some great shopping and restaurant/bar/nightclub tips 

Time and meeting point: All year around, meeting point agreed with the customer

Duration: 3-4h

Languages: English, German, Italian, Finnish

Services included: Professional and authorized Helsinki guide and real local of Kallio

Optional services: After the tour it is possible to stay in the area, grab a bite or/and try one of the most traditional public saunas of Helsinki. In addition to the tour, it will be possible to book a nightclub tour trough the best clubs of Helsinki.

 

In addition to the excursions above, Vino Tours and more also offers custom-made tours following the wishes of the client. Any elements on any excursion offered, can also be changed or added according to the wishes.

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