Taste Helsinki food tour

Get to know the city of Helsinki through local food tasting

Available in Finnish, English, German and Italian
3 hours 30 minutes
12 spots per experience

What are we going to do

The history of Finland is colorful and it has had an important impact on the modern Finnish kitchen. The main elements of Finnish food are its purity, hand-picked berries and mushrooms, Finnish fish from our thousands of lakes and the Baltic Sea, game like reindeer and moose, Finnish dairy products, oat and rye bread along with more traditional delicacies like the Karelian pies, and the world’s best cinnamon buns!
During the food tour you will experience Helsinki with a true local and hear stories about the past, the present and the future, tasting high quality local delicacies. In addition, you will experience interesting architecture, design and cultural sights of the city of Helsinki. You will also receive useful tips on shopping and how to spend your spare time in our beautiful city

About Maddalena - the Doer

Travel, wine and food are in my DNA.
I grew up between two cultures, my mother being Finnish and my father Italian, and from a very young age, I travelled a lot. My paternal grandparents were from the Italian Valpolicella wine region, and quality wine and food are close to my heart, so much so that I became a sommelier in 2014.
I live in Helsinki, my favorite city in the world, where I started my company, Vino Tours, specialising in offering authentic local experiences in Finland, Italy and the rest of Europe. I am an authorised Helsinki (and Porvoo) guide, and I offer guided food and walking tours in four different languages. In addition to the well-known sights, I make my customers fall in love with Helsinki by letting them in on some of the city’s best well-kept secrets and stories.


The food tour is suited for whoever wants to enjoy a lovely day and Finnish foods with a true local in Helsinki!
The food tour can be arranged also by tasting other food than only Finnish ones, ask for more!

If you want we can arrange a private car, please inquire us for a quote.

Activity level of the tour: Moderate.




Die Food Tour mit Maddalena war der perfekte Start in unser Helsinki-Wochenende. Die ausgewählten Essen waren total lecker und sehr authentisch. Maddalena konnte uns auch viel über Helsinki erzählen, hatte viele Tipps parat und die Food Tour war eigentlich auch eine halbe Stadt- und Sightseeing-Tour, sodass wir am Ende satt und mit ganz viel Wissen die Tour beendet haben. Nicht zuletzt aufgrund Maddalenas sympathischer Art haben wir die Buchung nicht bereut!
Maddalena Maddalena Hallo Mareike und Danke vielmals das ihr bei meiner Tour mitgemacht habt! Bis bald!!! :)