Major traffic disruptions in Helsinki on 15-16 July (changes in the sightseeing tours)


For security reasons, the convoy routes will not be published in advance and the police have the authority to stop traffic. We advise our guests to be prepared for traffic disruption and to allow extra time for their journeys. On Monday, the Market Square, the Esplanades and Eteläranta will be closed to all vehicular traffic. Public transport will be disrupted extensively on both Sunday and Monday, 15–16 July.

It's also possible, that Stromma needs to cancel some of the sightseeing tours or change the route of the buses.


Beautiful Canal Route on July 16: the Market Square is closed. The temporary departure point for the Beautiful Canal Route on Monday is from a pier located on the south side of the Olympia Terminal on Ehrenströmintie (1km from the Market Square).

Panorama Sightseeing on July 16: will be with a live guide and guided only in English. The departure point is Olympia Terminal (Olympiaranta 1). The Esplanade Park will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

Hop on Hop off on July 16: Senate Square will be closed. The main departure point on Monday will be Olympia Terminal (Olympiaranta 1). There will be changes on the route and stops and possible delays in the traffic.

 Changes possible


If you have questions about Strömma Finland's tours, please call +358 9 2288 1600 (open 9-16.30) or visit Stromma Sales Point at the main railway station (Kaivokatu 1, main hall, open daily 9-16.30).


Latest information about the effects on traffic will be available on the Helsinki Police Department’s Twitter account. Information about disruptions to public transport is published at Hsl.fi. More information also at City of Helsinki >>

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