The joy of spring is eternal. There is something undeniably stirring about the renewal of nature around us. Spring in Finland is a joyful time, and with the spring comes the arrival of Eastertide and its many traditions. Easter is the most important feast day for Orthodox Christians. It is also marked with reverence by […]
The official currency in Finland is the euro (€). Banknotes and Coins Banknotes are issued in the following denominations: 5€, 10€, 20€, 50€, 100€ and 200€. Issuance of 500€ notes was discontinued in January 2019 but they remain legal tender in the euro area. The coins are issued as 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, […]
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.
The ferry service to Suomenlinna is operated by the Helsinki Region Transport Authority (HSL). Depending on the season and the time of day, ferries run 1 to 4 times per hour, from the morning until the night throughout the year Departure of Suomenlinna ferries from the Market Square and Suomenlinna usually once an hour. From […]
Finnair City Bus Finnair City Bus transports passengers daily every 20-30 min between Helsinki City and Helsinki Airport. At the airport the bus arrives and departs right outside terminal 2. In the city the bus departs from platform 30 at Eliel Square, next to Central Railway Station, and stops at Hesperia Park (on Mannerheimintie opposite […]