Helsinki is surrounded by over 300 islands, several of which are easily accessible by waterbus from either the Market Square or Hakaniemi. Here, we take a look at three of the most popular islands – Lonna, Vallisaari and Suomenlinna. Despite their closeness to each other, each island is different and has unique features worth exploring. […]
Getting from Helsinki to Espoo is even easier, now that the new West metro extension has openend. Exploring Helsinki’s neighbouring city makes for a great day out.
Seurasaari island is an easily accessible spot for outdoor relaxation in Helsinki which can be enjoyed in all seasons, winter being no exception. Here you can reconnect with nature, enjoy the benefits of winter walking or learn more about Finland’s folk history, all at once. Easy Access Although the open-air museum is closed in the winter, Seurasaari […]
Helsinki is a pocket-sized city and its sights are almost all within walking distance. Still, there is plenty to see in Helsinki. From the South Harbour If you arrive in Helsinki on one of the enormous cruise ferries from Stockholm, you will disembark in the South Harbour, in the heart of Helsinki and walking distance […]