Helsinki travel guide

Helsinki as a travel destination

The Finnish capital, Helsinki, is an interesting travel destination throughout the year. In Helsinki, you can find lots of activities, culture and also a long list of places to visit. In this page, you will find a Helsinki travel guide, where we will present you many ideas for your holiday in Helsinki as well as guides and tips.

Travel guides


Latest news, Sights, Summer

These Nature Spots in Helsinki Are a Must-See

The Finnish Nature Association compiled five urban nature spots near VALO. Take these tips for a summer day and enjoy the city’s nature!

Syyslomalla Helsingissä aikaa voi viettää esimerkiksi kuvassa näkyvässä Linnanmäen huvipuistossa

Events, Latest news

Autumn holiday in Helsinki – enjoy the fall foliage in the capital

Finnish schools have autumn holidays this year on weeks 42 (16th October – 20th October 2023) and 43 (23rd – 27th October 2023). Even though there is still plenty of time until the beginning of the holiday season, this is already an excellent moment to plan fall trips. This text will share tips for spending the autumn break in Helsinki for the year 2023.

Suosittu brittibändi Coldplay esiintyy Helsingin Olympiastadionilla kolmesti kesällä 2024

Events, Helsinki, Summer, Latest news

Coldplay arrives in Finland – four concerts at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium

The rumours about Coldplay’s first concert in Finland were true when the band’s performance at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium was confirmed. On Tuesday, the band also announced three additional concerts, bringing the number of shows to four. The general ticket sale for the famous British band’s concerts will begin on Friday, July 28th.

Finnair's Airbus 330 flying above Helsinki

Helsinki, Latest news

Direct Flights and Affordable Deals to Helsinki

Planning a trip to Helsinki? Look no further! In this article, we will explore the convenience of direct flights to Helsinki and uncover the secrets to finding cheap flights to make your travel dreams a reality. Whether you’re an avid adventurer or a budget-conscious traveller, Helsinki awaits its vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and picturesque landscapes.

Three people walking in the Helsinki central park during summer

Helsinki, Summer, Latest news

Things to do in Helsinki in the summer

The Finnish summer is a highly anticipated season for all domestic and international travellers, as it allows us to enjoy long days, beautiful nature, and the outdoors. Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, offers many activities and attractions for travellers of all ages. This article will provide over 20 tips for things to do in Helsinki during the summer.

VALO Hotel & Work's log sauna in Helsinki

Latest news, Summer

VALO’s traditional log saunas in Helsinki

The traditional log saunas at VALO were carved by Jaakko Holma, a log builder from Pielavesi. The saunas are located on the roof of VALO.

Three people waiting for a HSL bus at Ruskeasuon Varikko bus stop

Helsinki, Latest news

HSL – How to travel in Helsinki with public transport?

Helsinki’s public transport, managed by the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL), is one of the top features of tourism in the city. It offers convenient mobility within Helsinki and surrounding cities and regions. Further details on public transport in the Helsinki area can be found in this text.

Helsinki day at Esplanadi park in Helsinki



On this page you will find information about events in Helsinki. We have divided different events into different categories according to, for example, themes and seasons to facilitate information retrieval. New content is always updated at the bottom of the page automatically.

Helsinki day at Esplanadi park in Helsinki

Summer, Sights, Summer

Parks in Helsinki

In Helsinki you will find many parks where you can spend time comfortably, for example, for day walks, picnics or just relaxing. As about a third of the area of ​​the city of Helsinki consists of green areas, the nearest park is never faraway. In this text, we present the most popular parks and green areas in Helsinki.