Visby cruises on silja europa

Cruise ship Silja Europa will make four special cruises during July and August from Helsinki to Visby in Sweden. Explore the charming  town of Visby and the island of Gotland either on your own or take part in a guided tour!
Step onboard and spend one summer day in charming Visby!

Departure dates are Sundays 11.7, 25.7 and 8.8.2021.

Experience unique Helsinki-Visby-Helsinki cruise!


Timetables and information for Visby cruise

Timetables and information

Take a look at the timetables and other information regarding the Visby cruises.

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Prices & booking

Find out prices including meals and make a booking to charming Visby!

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Dining and entertainment on Visby -cruise

Dining and entertainment

We recommend to buy meal package and book a table in advance. Learn more about the entertainment.

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Excursions in Visby and Gotland

Take part in organized Tallink excursions and get to know Visby and Gotland island. You can book excursions conveniently together with the cruise booking online. After choosing your cabin and meals go to entertainment on land section. Tours must booked latest by 12:00 (noon) the previous Thursday. There are limited amount of places, Tallink Silja reserves rights for changes. Times for excursions are shown in local, Swedish time.

Kneippbyn, Pippi Longstocking themepark and waterland

Kneippbyn themepark and waterland

Have you heard of a girl named Pippi Longstocking? Do you have fun in the water slides? Kneibby – home of the beloved character Pippi is the place for families.
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Kneippbyn, Pippi Longstocking themepark and waterland
Pippi Longstocking theme world holds 50 different activities like original Villekulla cottage, rollercoaster, flying boat and merry-go-around. Also slides and heated pools in waterland. Excursion includes transfer port-Kneippbyn-port and entrance ticket.

Excursion includes transfer port-Kneippbyn-port and entrance ticket. No guided tour.

Departures from port: starting at 09.45, the last bus leaves at 11.30 a.m.
Return busses from Kneippby leave at 14.00, the last bus to port leaves at 18.00
Prices: Adults and children over 3 year old 46 €/person
Children age 0–2 free of charge with parent (mandatory booking is needed)

A minimum number of participants are required to complete the tour. We reserve the right to change or cancel the tour if, for example, the weather conditions prevent the trip. If for some reason the excursion has to be cancelled, we will notify it as soon as possible and return the tour fee.
Panorama-kiertoajelu Visbyssä

Panorama bus tour

Bus sightseeing tour in Visby and surrounding area. Tour will pass along Visby town ring wall and continues coastline up to Krusmynta Garden.
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Panorama bus tour – in English
Bus and walking sightseeing tour in Visby and surrounding coastline area. Tour will start by heading coastline south to picturesque Gnisvärd fishing village, island´s one of the most popular Tofta beach and Gotland´s best preserved shipstone setting from the Bronze Age. Tour will take you also to Södra Hällarna´s nature reserve where you have a spectacular view over the sea, famous Högklint and Visby medieval city. After experiencing places from the Viking Age and the Gotland coastline tour continues to some of the main attractions in Visby medieval Hanseatic city. We will continue on foot from Österport along the city wall to Dalmansport and into medieval city. Stop at Klinten for a magnificent view after which we will continue along charming alleys down to Almedalen park before returning back to ship with bus. Tour duration approx. 3 hours. English speaking guide. Suitable for people with mild disabilities.

Suitable also for people with mild disabilities.

Departure from harbour: at 10.00 a.m. 
Prices: Adult 30 €, children 3–16 yrs 22 €, children 0–2 yrs free of charge (booking needed)

A minimum number of participants are required to complete the tour. We reserve the right to change or cancel the tour if, for example, the weather conditions prevent the trip. If for some reason the excursion has to be cancelled, we will notify it as soon as possible and return the tour fee.
Fårö - North Island

Fårö - North Island

Tour will take you through beautiful views towards North and Fårö island. You will also see famous filming spots of Swedish movie director Ingmar Bergman.
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Fårö - North Island
See the home island of Sweden´s famous director Ingmar Bergman. Bergman made several films on this breathtakingly beautiful island, inspired by its natural settings and unique lightning. Fårö´s landscape is simply distinctive: the entire island is made from limestone rock, with areas of agricultural land interspersed with areas of shrub land. On the tour we will visit captivating areas with Rauks, which are nature´s own sculptures; limestone formations created by wind and weather conditions. After driving across the island we will enjoy nice lunch (included to price) with Swedish dishes and a visit Fårö´s old church originating from 12th century. Church has beautiful view overlooking the bay. The tour ends back to Visby harbor. Tour duration approx. 6 hours. English speaking guide. Involves walking on unpaved ground, not suitable for wheelchairs..

Departure from port: at 10.00
Prices: Adult 64 €/person
Child 3-16 year old 54 €/person
Child 0-2 year old free (booking needed)

A minimum number of participants are required to complete the tour. We reserve the right to change or cancel the tour if, for example, the weather conditions prevent the trip. If for some reason the excursion has to be canceled, we will notify it as soon as possible and return the tour fee.

See and experience on your own

Visby is small, verdant town, that has lots to see and do for all. Have nice picnic in park, enjoy the culture or feel the wind in your hair on bike ride.
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Park is ideal for lovely picnic with whole family as there is well equipped playground for children and lots of beautiful flowers to admire.
Address: Strandvägen 8

Botanical garden (DBW:s Botaniska trädgård)
Here you will see wonderful flowers but also many useful plants like figs, grapevine, asparagus and different kind of onions. There is also gazebo that is build already on 1800 century.
Address: Tranhusgatan 21/ Strandgatan

Gotland By Bike
Bike rental has great location right in the Visby harbor. From June to August place is open daily at 9-18, reservation can be done in advance from their website.
Address: Färjeleden 3A

Visby Cathedral
Big and pretentious church with amazing viewing point to the town. Stairs to the viewpoint starts from the corner located same side as town.
Address: Norra Kyrkogatan 4


Tallink offers great Visby tips for exploring the town on your own. We took a tour around the sights, enjoyed tasty lunches and relaxed over cup of coffee while shopping. Make some notes here for your own Visby cruise.

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Shop and explore

Visby has lots of cute boutiques where you can find lovely souvenirs to take home with. The shopping bags are easily transported home in your own cabin, no matter the luggage size.
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Bertholdsson & Holm
This small shop is full of decoration accessories and small delicacies. How about some local trufflesalt or selection of herbs to take home to?
Address: Hästgatan 10

From this boutique you will find clothes, shoes and jewellery from Scandinavian Brands. There is also nice selection of children’s clothes.
Address: Hästgatan 10

This boutique can also be found from Stockholm, if you cannot buy all the goodies at once. During summer season shop opens own summer boutique in Visby offering lovely selection of spa –products, scented candles, hamam –towels, beach bags, tee and local honey from Gotland.
Address: Södra kyrkogatan 8

Kränku Te & Kaffe
Selection of many tea and coffee flavours, small producer's sweets and small present items. Tea and coffee can be also taken to go – Try some of the cold brew coffees!
Address: St Hansplan 4

Karamell Boden
This adorable candy store is like straight from Pippi Longstocking movie! Next to the shop is cafeteria Café Karamell Boden where you can enjoy tasty lunch – so maybe better to save candy shopping for dessert.
Address: Södra Kyrkogatan 7

The main shopping street in Visby with many different shops and boutiques. Great visit for rainy day!


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Eat and Drink

Restaurants in Visby offers traditional Swedish dishes for lunch. In the idyllic coffee shops you can try also local delicacies!
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Creperie & Logi
Lovely bohemian crepes place that just turned 10 years last year. Try out thin pancakes with salty stuffing together with coffee, juices, lemonades, local beers or/and French ciders. There is also tasty desserts on menu.
Address: Wallers Plats 3

In this classy restaurant Gotland meets Mediterranean coast. Enjoy some fresh drinks in bar or full lunch for some afternoon hunger.
Address: Hästgatan 4

H10 Bar & Cafe
According to some unknown opinion this cafeteria offers best coffee in Visby. In addition to breakfast and lunch, there is also “Äppelmust”-juice and local craft beers available.
Address: Hästgatan 10

Cafe Gula Huset
This sweet coffee shop is located in the narrow alley, that can be remembered from Pippi Longstocking movies. Taste the warm buns fresh from the oven
Address: Tranhusgatan 2

Bikeride away from Visby city centre is cafe-boutique-garden-gig venue –combination that serves lunch and delicious cakes and pastries with fresh coffee. In the neighborhood there is also “housefactory” that builds cottages. Worth a visit that too.
Address: Toftavägen 20