Take Your Next Trip with Paulo's Tours Guide Service Helsinki
Helsinki Guide Service
Paulo's Tours provides only PRIVATE guided tours using a Suv Car with capacity for 1-4 passengers. In case you are travelling with children there is capacity for extra two passengers. For your private sightseeing tour I will be the driver and tour guide. I will show you all the sights in a friendly manner. If you prefer that I do not drive and just be your guide I can organize a chauffeur. Unfortunately at the moment we cannot provide joint tours, but if you can form a small group we will be happy to help you. Please visit the tours section and tell us the tour you are interested in and we can provide more details. We can tailor the tour according to your interests. If you have a place that you would like to visit or something special that you would like to do, please let us know. For groups of 6 persons and over I can arrange a bigger van or a coach for up to 50 passengers. All tours are available in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
We offer competitive prices and we promise to deliver excellent customer service.
Private Tours Helsinki
Helsinki Sightseeing by car & boat Private tour.
On this tour you will have a unique opportunity to see Helsinki by car and boat. We will start your tour by car and visit the most important tourist attractions; Sibelius park and monument, Olympic stadium and tower, Rock church, Uspenski Cathedral (Russian church), Senate square and the Lutheran Cathedral. This will be followed by a boat cruise thru the beautiful canals for 1h30 minutes. You will see the Suomenlinna sea fortress, archipelago summer cottages and saunas, the fantastic Degerö Canal and Korkeasaari Zoo. You will also have time to explore the markets downtown and taste traditional food.
Helsinki Tour Private Tour
Customers will have an opportunity to have 4 or 5 hour tour of Helsinki. You will have a full tour of the city with lots of stops for pictures. The tour includes all the main tourist attractions; Sibelius Monument, Olympic Stadium where you can also visit the Olympic Tower to have a beautiful view of the city, the amazing Rock Church, Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square and Helsinki Cathedral. Everyone will also will have the opportunity to visit the markets downtown for a taste of traditional food. You can visit some of the best cafés in town and shop at the famous designer shops. I will make sure that you have a full experience of the city and make the most of it.
Helsinki Porvoo PrivateTour
This tour takes 5-6 hours. You will see all the sights in Helsinki with stops at Sibelius monument, Rock Church. After touring Helsinki we drive 50 km (about 35 minutes) to the idyllic city of Porvoo, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will have an opportunity to see the beautiful wooden houses by the river. We will stop to visit the cozy little shops in the old town and stop for lunch or coffee there. After a short drive back to Helsinki you will still have time to explore the markets before heading back to the cruise ship.
Private Tours Helsinki
Helsinki Tour & Traditional Sauna
If you are looking for a unique and exciting experience this tour will take about 6 hours. We will start to tour the city of Helsinki with stops; Sibelius monument, the Rock Church, Russian Church and have a panoramic view of the city by the sea. We will be booking the sauna for you in Helsinki. Löyly was opened in 2016 and it has been the trendiest place to go for a Sauna. You will also have the unique opportunity to go swimming on the baltic sea. In Löyly clients are provided with shampoo and a fresh towel as well. For the Sauna you will need to bring your own swimming suit. For more details about prices and options please contact us and we will be happy to provide you with more details of the tour. You will still have time to go shopping or just visit the market in town.
A cultural & architectural tour to Tuusula
This tour heads to Tuusula, where a large number of Finnish artists settled along the shores of Lake Tuusula at the turn of the 19th and 20th Century. One of these artists was the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. On the road that follows the shore you can still enjoy the historical setting. We will visit Ainola, the home of Jean Sibelius, which is today a museum. A local guide will give you a tour of the house. Next we will visit Villa Kokkonen, one of the few private houses designed by Alvar Aalto. Villa Kokkonen was designed to be a home as well as a place of work for Alvar Aalto's friend, composer Joonas Kokkonen. We will also visit Halosenniemi, which has served as an idyllic home and studio of painter Pekka Halonen on the cape of Lake Tuusula.
Helsinki Tour & Unique Lapland
Finland is well known for the cold weather during the winter months. I am offering my clientes a unique experience during your visit in Helsinki. At the beginning of the tour we will visit all the most important sights in Helsinki. These include Sibelius Monument, Rock Church, Olympic Stadium, Central Railway station, Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square and the Cathedral. After the tour of Helsinki we will drive to visit the Unique Lapland indoor park, where I will be your guide. This indoor park includes the world's only all year round Igloo hotel, an ice bar, café and Husky sledge drives. This is a really fun place for all the family where you will experience the winter time. The temperature inside is -5c, but don't worry as warm clothing is provided. For more details please contact me. This tour is available only from May to September.
Private Tours Helsinki
Helsinki & Seurasaari
On this tour you will visit all the main tourist attractions in Helsinki followed by a visit to the open-air folk museum Seurasaari. The Seurasaari open-air museum was founded in 1909. This beautiful green island is a tranquil oasis in the midst of the city and at the museum the traditional Finnish way of life is displayed in the cottages, farmsteads and manors of the past four centuries that have been relocated to the island from all around Finland. All the different provinces of Finland are represented in the well preserved old buildings and they give an overall view of the Finnish countryside life from the 18th to the 20th century.
Nuuksio Reindeer Park
A touch of Northern magic only 45 minutes a way from Helsinki. We start with
a nice drive thru the country side with amazing views on the way.
Reindeer Park will give you a wonderful experience to feed Reindeer and learn a lot about them. You Still have time to visit the main attractions in Helsinki.Sibelius Monument, Rock Church,Senate Square. You will still have time to walk around the city markets. Send us a mail and web will organise a unforgettable day for you and family. Only for groups of 10 Persons.
Tallinn Private Tours
Paulo's Tours now organises private tours in Tallinn, Estonia. We provide professional local guides that will be happy to show you the best places of the city. We can tailor the tour depending on the length of your stay. We can organised tours in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian. If you are interested in visiting some museums during your visit that can be organised as well. I also work as a tour leader if you would like for me to join you on your tour. I can organise transportation, hotels, guided tours and restaurant reservations.
Who I am
My name is Paulo De Freitas and I just turned 49 years old. I was born in Portugal on the beautiful Island of Madeira. Before moving to Finland I was living in England for 13 years. While I lived there I worked in hotels & restaurants and as a chauffeur for business clients. In 2003 I moved to live in Finland. I have two sons and a daughter. They are now 10, 13 and 17 years old.
For the past 13 years I have been working as professional tour guide in Helsinki. I have been running Paulo´s Tours for 12 years already. Opening my company was the best thing that I have done. I love to meet new people and make new friends from other countries. I am so happy when May arrives and the cruise ships start to arrive in Helsinki. I know Helsinki and all the tourist attractions in the region very well. I am also a good and safe driver. Let me show you around and introduce to you to this beautiful city where I have live. There are beautiful parks and surroundings by the sea. Let me share you my experience of living here for the past 16 years. During your tour you will learn about the culture, history, cuisine and day to day life of the Finnish people. I promise that you will have a day to remember. I speak fluent English and Portuguese. My Spanish skills are advanced. Tours in Russian and Italian language can be organized as well. Just send me an e-mail and let me organise a great tour for you.
My company provides all the insurances and permits required by the Finnish law. I drive a nice clean car with full AC. Because of the amount of cruises arriving during the summer season I recommend that you to book your tour as soon as you have your travel dates ready. Free WIFI access is available during all tours. Trip Advisor will tell you more about the experiences that other clients have had so far with Paulo's Tours.
Paulo De Feitas
Authorised Licence Tour Guide Helsinki
Authorised Licence Tour leader
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