Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, enjoyed another record cruise season this past summer. Between May and October 254 international cruise ships called on Helsinki, carrying with them 437,000 international cruise visitors – 17,000 more than in 2014.
Visitors from Germany represent the biggest share of cruise visitors to Helsinki, followed by visitors from the United States and Great Britain.
Cruise tourism is being actively promoted in Helsinki through cooperation between Visit Helsinki, the Port of Helsinki and local service providers. The Helsinki Cruise Network currently includes 58 companies and other partners.
(Photo of Helsinki harbor © by Susan McKee)