Get to know Uusikaupunki on themed guided tours

Take a guide – experience, see and learn more

Guided tour of town districts
Wed 19 April, 6–7.30 pm

Guided tour taking in the different town districts.  Tour departs from the bus station. Price 15 €/person. Cash payment on site.

Guided history-themed walking tour
Sat 22 and Fri 28 July, at 11 am – 1 pm.

The guided tours make a stop at the market square to listen to the Fanfare of the day of the Crusell Music Festival. Tour starts at the Pakkahuone guest harbour. Price 10 €/person.

The Road to the Treaty of Nystad guided tours
Wed 12 July, at 2-3 pm and Wed 30 August, at 6-7 pm.

Tour starts at Pakkahuone guest harbour and ends in Rauhanpuisto, Alinenkatu 34. 
A little walking tour to where big things took place. The market square and the Peace Memorial are well known places, but where did the negotiators live? Where did they have their offices? During these tours, you learn about the Treaty of Nystad as well as the events that took place here and elsewhere in Finland during the Great Northern War.
Price 10 €/person.

“Stories by the Bay” guided walking tour
Wed 28 June at 6 pm and Thu 7 September at 6 pm. 

Departs from the Sorvakko side of the bay, in front of Hotel Aittaranta, Aittaranta 2. The “Stories by the Bay” guided tour delves into the history of notable men in Uusikaupunki. You will learn about the town, its past and its present. Along the way, you will also hear stories about sailing ships. The tour is led by tourist guide Riitta Kilkku.
Price: 10 €/person.

Guided tour of Myllymäki windmill hill
Wed 5 July and Wed 19 July at 2-3 pm.

Get to know the historic Myllymäki park, its flowers and buildings. Departs from the stairs to the hill at Vuorikatu 1.
The tour is led by tourist guide Raija Herrala-Nurmi. Price 10 €/person.

Guided walking tour with costumed character guide Sanni Winter
On Wednesday 26 July at 2-3.30 pm.
Experience the town as it was between 1859 and 1936 as told by influential townswoman Sanni Winter. Sanni Winter is played by tour guide Riitta Kilkku.
Departure from the Pakkahuone Guest harbour. Price: 10 €/person.

Guided walking tour of the Seven Great Fires of Uusikaupunki
Wed 2 August, at 6-7 pm and Sat 26 August, at 1-2 pm.

The Seven Great Fires tour takes you on a journey through time from 1685 to 1855. The walking tour is approximately 1.5 km long, and you will see the spots where the fires started and hear stories about the fires. The tour departs from the so-called “penguin park” by Lake Ruokolanjärvi on Vakka-Suomenkatu and ends up at the market square.  The tour is led by tour guide Merikki Jäntti. Price 10 €/person.


Guided regional tours are also available to Lokalahti on 4 May, to Pyhämaa 5 June, to Taivassalo 3 July and to Kalanti 9 August. Registration and further information:


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Rauhankatu 10, 23500 Uusikaupunki

Guided tours are organised at other times by agreement. Further information from the Tourist Information Office,
tel. +358 50 420 5333 or

Guide fees
Weekdays 60 €/first hour, subsequent hours 30 €/hour.

Sundays 70 €/first hour, subsequent hours 35 €/hour.

Organisation fee 25 €/group.