Helsinki Food Tour is the tastiest and funniest way to discover the city!
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Helsinki Food Tour is a great way to learn about Finnish traditions through the lens of food. Participants will find hidden treasures and get a real insider’s perspective on the rich and diverse food culture and everyday life of Helsinki, with the help of our food guide.
Tour participants will have the chance to experience the local gastronomy and cooking at a restaurant, as well as traditional local food and snacks offered at the Old Market Hall.
You will taste specialties from Helsinki:
an iconic Lappish delicacy – cold-smoked reindeer meat
tasty local sausages
traditional Finnish squeaky “bread” cheese with cloudberry jam
the most popular Finnish drink – filtered coffee with milk
delicious snacks in the oldest restaurant in Helsinki
champagne produced exclusively for the restaurant
With each tasting, participants will hear more about Finnish history or more current anecdotes.
Participants will also get the chance to purchase souvenirs at the Old Market Hall, Candy Sweet Shop and Alko store. The Old Market Hall is an iconic institution in Helsinki that has served its customers since 1889. Merchants sell everything from cheese, fish, shellfish, vegetable, fruit and cakes to spices, coffee and tea. They are also more than happy to help with any special orders.