Suomi on saksalainen – Helsingin kävelyfestivaalin erikoiskierros

Ylen toimittamien ohjelmasarjojen – Suomi on ruotsalainen ja Suomi on venäläinen – innoittamana Green Cap Tours on tuottanut kävelykierroksen maamme saksalaisvaikutteista. Erityisesti Helsingin alueelta löytyy merkkejä täällä vaikuttaneiden ja edelleen toimivien saksalaissukujen mahdista. Ohessa muutamia esimerkkejä Suomessa asuneista ja vaikuttaneista saksalaisista:   Carl Ludvig Engel – Helsingin pääarkkitehti   Fredrik … Read More

How to do Juhannus – the celebration of midsummer in Helsinki

Juhannus started from the pagan midsummer festivals which focused on a prosperous upcoming harvest after a long cold winter. It was said that witches and ferries would be confused by the short nights and often let slip visions of the future. Moving to more modern time, the new name Juhannus comes from associating the date with celebrations … Read More

Summer Helsinki tours – new schedules

(Suomeksi alla) Summer is coming, and will bring some changes to tour schedules! The tours will show you the best of Helsinki in summer. Some of the pricing is being updated as well, and new prices are valid from May. For example our nature tours as well as Food & … Read More

Lapinlahti Former Psychiatric Hospital – unique Helsinki experience

The city center of Helsinki and surrounding streets contain lots of undiscovered must-be-visited places. One of those Finnish gems, attracting not only tourists but locals as well, is Lapinlahti hospital area. All kinds of fascinating, unbelievable stories, from desperate to heartwarming, tragic to hilarious are part of its 176 year-old … Read More

Tips for Valentine’s Day in Helsinki

  In Finland, Valentine’s Day is called ‘Ystävänpäivä’ which translates to ’Friend’s Day’ – so whether you are spending the day of love with your special someone, group of friends or family, you will find a way to celebrate it here in Helsinki. Here’s few of our tips for Valentine’s … Read More

The seasons change, we stay
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Hi Friends! It’s been a while!   (Suomenkielinen teksti alla) Like in Game of Thrones: The Winter is coming. We’ve been busy setting up for it and I’m really excited about what we have cooked up. Green Cap Tours never stops!   First Mental Walk – Guided tour in former psychiatric hospital … Read More

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