Visby cruises on Silja Europa
Cruise ship Silja Europa will make five 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 from Helsinki are Sundays 3.7., 10.7, 17.7, 24.7 and 7.8.2022.
Experience unique Helsinki-Visby-Helsinki cruise!
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.
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.
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
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!
Eat and Drink
Restaurants in Visby offers traditional Swedish dishes for lunch. In the idyllic coffee shops you can try also local delicacies!
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
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.
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. No guided tour.
Transfer: Departure from port 10.00. Return from Kneippby 16.00.
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.
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.
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
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