Helsinki Vacations

Finland
Long cold winters mean that Helsinki, the capital of Finland, comes doubly alive in the summer. The snow melts away from the bike trails lining the city and outdoor cafes spring up everywhere. This is a good time to visit Suomenlinna, a fascinating sea fortress dating to the mid-1700s. The …

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Things to see and do in Helsinki

Jaak Treiman | Trip by SkyscannerFortress of Suomenlinna
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aron Gimesi | Trip by SkyscannerHelsinki Cathedral (Suurkirkko)
Helsinki Cathedral (Suurkirkko)
Benjamin Haines | FlickrTemppeliaukio Church
Temppeliaukio Church
Anosmia | FlickrMarket Square
Market Square
Cha già José | FlickrSenate Square (Senaatintori)
Senate Square (Senaatintori)
hsivonen | FlickrSeurasaari Open-Air Museum
Seurasaari Open-Air Museum
dalbera | FlickrKiasma
Kiasma
Rob Hurson | FlickrSibelius Monument
Sibelius Monument
vestman | FlickrKaivopuisto
Kaivopuisto
Adrián Pérez | FlickrUspenski Cathedral
Uspenski Cathedral

Reviews of Helsinki

Maja KB
Maja KB
06/09/2019

Loved it soooo much!!! Very nice and cosy and calm. Don't miss the sauna and swimming in the sea and karelian pies

Anne Lowrey
Anne LowreySan Francisco, California, USA
28/02/2019

Helsinki truly surprised me with its vibrant cafe culture, surrounding nature, and relaxing saunas. I highly recommend visiting, and it feels very safe as a solo female traveler.

Carolina Félix
Carolina Félix
11/12/2018

Helsinki it's an amazing city but the best part is for sure it surroundings full of nature. Suomenlinna and Seurasaari are little islands around the city that have pure beauty and nature. if you want to be a little bit adventorus and see the wild like of northen countries then you shoul

Leow Cheng Lam
Leow Cheng LamKlang, Malaysia
05/12/2018

We start our tour through the city centre, with a visit to Senate Square, flanked by the Helsinki Cathedral, Government Palace, University Helsinki and National Library. Then proceed to the Rock Church (Temppeliau kio) visit the largest Orthodox Church in Western Europe: Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral and have a photostop at the artistic Sibelius Monument.

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