Holidays in Helsinki
Holidays in Helsinki will be remembered due to the beautiful nature, strict “northern” architecture, cultural activities, restaurants serving Finnish cuisine, as well as tempting shopping.
The main types of recreation in Helsinki
- Excursion: as part of the excursion programs, you will walk through the Senate and Market Squares, see the Senate building, Tuomiokirkko Cathedral, the monument to Alexander II, the Assumption Cathedral, the Sibelius monument, the Sederholm house, the church in the rock - Temppeliaukio, visit the Seurasaari park-museum, look into Ateneum Art Museum, Automotive and Tram Museum. Do you want to add variety to your cultural activities? You should take a ride on the original Tram of Culture, which runs around the city on weekdays from 15:00 to 18:00 (in addition to exploring the main city attractions, you can have fun in the tram itself, because art exhibitions and music concerts are held directly in the carriage).
- Active: those who wish can go hunting, lake or sea fishing, hiking or cycling, go rafting, go ice skating on natural outdoor ice rinks, have fun in clubs “Tavastia”, “Playground”, “Tiger”, visit the laser shooting range “Megazone Laser Tag” (both adults and children can play).
- Family: everyone who goes on vacation with children should visit the water park “Serena” (there are swimming pools, jacuzzi, water slides, Finnish sauna, cafe), amusement park “Linnanmaki” (here you can ride a roller coaster and other interesting attractions, watch a movie in a 3D cinema, admire the views from the observation deck), maritime center “Sea Life Helsinki”, zoo “Korkeasaari Zoo”, winter garden-greenhouse “Helsinki City Winter Garden”.
- Beach: the sandy beach of Aurinkolahti Beach is perfect for relaxation: it offers guests - clean cool water, changing cabins, a cafe. Hietaniemi beach is of no less interest for recreation: adults can play tennis and mini-golf here, and children can frolic on the playgrounds. In addition, beach parties are often held here in the evening..
Tour prices in Helsinki
Tour prices in Helsinki
It is best to relax in the capital of Finland in June-September. At this time, the cost of tours increases by 20-40%. In addition, a noticeable increase in prices for tours to Helsinki is typical for the Christmas and New Year holidays. If your goal is to save a little, you can come to the Finnish capital in October - early December and February - late April.
On a note!
Since smoking in public places is prohibited, it is advisable to discuss this issue in advance before booking a room..
It is beneficial to go on vacation in Helsinki with the whole family - you can get discounts on excursions, accommodation and additional services in hotels. If you are interested in shopping, it makes sense to go to the Finnish capital for the Christmas holidays - at this time, shopping centers delight visitors with grand sales.
Memorable gifts from Helsinki can be silverware, porcelain, Moomin figurines, Finnish knives, leather goods, liquorice sweets. “Salmiakki”, traditional homespun rugs, mint liquor “Minttu”.