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Summer at VALO Hotel & Work in Helsinki

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Summer in Helsinki

Maritime Helsinki is a great summer city, with plenty to do on a holiday trip! The most popular attractions in Helsinki are Suomenlinna, Helsinki Cathedral, Temppelinaukio Church, Kiasma, Ateneum, and the Market Square. Good tips for a summer day include exploring Helsinki’s magnificent archipelago, Helsinki’s beaches, Linnanmäki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. In addition, there are several green parks in Helsinki, such as the more than 10-kilometer-long wooded green area of Helsinki Central Park.

It is easy to explore Helsinki by bike or on foot, as the distances are quite short. In addition, public transport is easy to use and is comprehensively guided by HSL. All attractions are within easy reach of VALO Hotel & Work, located in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki. The magnificent jogging paths in Central Park are only a kilometer away from the main door of VALO!

Summer hotel deals:

Green Weekend Black Friday VALO Hotel Work HElsinki

Green Weekend 24.-28.11.2022

Hotel night for two 85 €*!

This Green Weekend, we're offering sustainable hotel stays at only 85€/night (*Smart room, 1-2 ppl) for stays taking place before the end of the year 2023! We have amazing offers for Comfort rooms and additional guests as well. Instead of material, choose cosy little experiences for you and your loved ones 💚

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Rest of the year parking campaign

Free parking for hotel bookings between 20.11.-30.12.2022

Free of charge parking at VALO's parking hall. We offer free parking for the rest of the year's (between November 20 and December 30) hotel bookings. This offer is valid for all bookings done directly through VALO's own booking channels.

VALO Workin Smart-työhuone Helsingissä


Hotel night and workday at VALO

Start your work week a bit better. Spend a night and work (between Sunday and Monday) at VALO's Smart-room for €99/night. The campaign includes accommodation, hotel breakfast, working day at VALO Smart room and access to the wellness area.

Summer holiday packages for families

Linnanmäen huvipuisto

VALO x Linnanmäki Package

For several years, Linnanmäki Amusement Park has been a favorite for the duration of summer vacation days. Linnanmäki Amusement Park is located in Helsinki’s Alppiharju, 4 km from VALO Hotel, and can be easily reached from VALO by bus, tram, or city bike. Electric kickboards, which have become more common in recent years, are also a great way to move between VALO and Linnanmäki. VALO and Linnanmäki are partners in the summer of 2022, so you can buy Linnanmäki packages from VALO!

The VALO x Linnanmäki package includes accommodation in the room category of your choice and wristbands for Linnanmäki. The package is booked by making a hotel reservation with the code PROHUVI. You can also buy individual tickets from VALO’s reception.

Available: 14.6. – 27.8.2022.


VALO x Serena package

Vesipuisto Serena

Serena Water Park is located in Espoo and serves as a great summer holiday destination for families with children! VALO and Serena will cooperate in the summer of 2022. The VALO x Serena package includes accommodation in the room category of your choice and admission tickets to Serena. You can also buy individual tickets for the water park at VALO’s reception.

Available: 14.6. – 13.8.2022.


Super Summer Package

VALO’s Super Summer package includes things to do for several days! You can choose accommodation in the room category of your choice and you will have access to Serena Water Park and Linnanmäki Amusement Park.

Available: 14.6. – 13.8.2022.


Bistro ELO’s summer menu

Summer is an excellent time to enjoy delicious food! VALO’s own restaurant Bistro ELO offers a renewed summer menu throughout the summer! On the summer list you can get delicacies directly from the Baltic Sea, the best vegetables of the season and domestic organic & local food.



VALO Rooftop Terrace

VALO’s roof terrace is open throughout the summer from 3 pm onwards! Enjoy live music, refreshing drinks, and memorable sunsets at the Rooftop Terrace! The terrace is located on the roof of VALO Hotel & Work, next to the popular wellness area.

The summer is filled with great live music, a cheerful atmosphere, and quality drinks. Bar SUO’s bartenders serve refreshing summer drinks, and DJ Jere takes care of the summer music.

You can book a table at the terrace through email: 


Summer events in Helsinki

Christmas Market in Senaatintori Square in Helsinki

Helsinki, Latest news

Christmas in Helsinki 2022

Even though the beginning of November 2022 has been warmer than usual and less wintery than many expected, Helsinki throws itself into the holiday spirit around the middle of the month, when the Christmas season officially opens in the capital region as well. This text presents Helsinki’s Christmas season events and Christmas markets for 2022.

Linnanmäen huvipuisto


Linnanmäki is the most popular travel destination in Finland

Linnanmäki (Swedish: Borgbacken and colloquially Lintsi) is an amusement park located in the Alppiharju district of Helsinki, which opened its doors to the public in 1950. It is definitely the most popular destination in summer in Helsinki and one of our most famous attractions.

Slush 2022 event in Helsinki at Helsinki Expo and Convention Center

Events, Helsinki, Latest news

Nordic Business Forum 20. – 21.9.2022

The Nordic Business Forum (NBF) is an annual two-day business conference held in Helsinki that originated in Jyväskylä. After a three-year hiatus, the event will return to the Helsingin Messukeskus in 2022.

Korkeasaaren amurintiikeri eli siperiantiikeri


Korkeasaari Zoo

Korkeasaari Zoo, or Korkeasaari for short, is one of the world’s oldest zoos, having opened in 1889. Korkeasaari is home to animals ranging from the tundra to tropical rainforests. The island is home to more than 150 different animal species, as well as nearly a thousand different plant varieties.

Ilmakuva Suomenlinnasta


Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

The Suomenlinna sea fortress, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Finland’s steepest and best-known sights. The fortress is also its own district, where about 800 people live.

UEFA Super Cup 2022 Helsinki

Events, Summer

UEFA Super Cup 2022: Real Madrid vs Eintracht Frankfurt

This year’s UEFA Super Cup, where Champions League winners Real Madrid and UEFA Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt are playing against each other, will be played at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on the 10th of August. In this text, we will tell you what the match is all about and where you can get tickets for the event.


Events, Summer

Helsinki Cup 2022

The Helsinki Cup held in July is one of Europe’s biggest junior football tournaments. More than 20,000 players from around the world participate in the tournament every year. The one to be organized in the summer of 2022 is already the 47th.

Flow Festival 2022 Helsingin Suvilahdessa

Events, Summer

Flow Festival 2022

Launched in 2004, the Flow Festival has in recent years succeeded in becoming one of the most interesting music festivals in Europe. The event, which gathered an audience of more than 80,000 people in the summer of 2019, will be held this year from August 12–14.

Tuska 2022 Festival Helsingissä

Events, Summer

Tuska Festival 2022

In the coming weekend, the fans of heavy metal will be able to enjoy a good selection of their favorite music as Tuska Festival 2022 arrives in Suvilahti. This is a highly anticipated event for lovers of heavier music as it returns to the summer festival program after a three-year hiatus.


Events, Summer

Music festivals and gigs in Helsinki in the summer of 2022

Summer 2022 will be taking us closer to the old normal in terms of organizing events. This can also be seen in the summer festivals, which are held all over Finland, considerably more than in the previous two summers. In this text, we present the summer 2022 festivals and music events in Helsinki.

Midsummer 2022 in Finland

Events, Latest news, Summer

Midsummer 2022 – Events in Helsinki

Summer 2022 will officially start in a couple of days when May turns into June and, for example, school summer holidays start. One of the highlights of Finland’s summer is Juhannus at the end of June, which is also known to us as the Midsummer Festival.

Ruskeasuo in Helsinki

Events, Latest news, Summer

Summer holiday 2022 – things to do in Helsinki

Helsinki is a maritime and very beautiful summer city, where you will also find a lot of nice things to do during your summer vacation. What to do in Helsinki in the summer? In this text you will find good tips for a successful holiday in the capital.

Ilmakuva Suomenlinnasta


Helsinki sights and attractions

Helsinki is an interesting travel destination all year round. In this blog post, we present Helsinki’s most interesting sights and places worth visiting. Because Helsinki’s public transport works so smoothly, you can easily visit several destinations in one day.

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 Esplanadi park


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.

Ruskeasuo bus stop at Mannerheimintie


HSL – How to travel in Helsinki with public transport?

One of the best aspects of Helsinki’s tourism is its excellent public transport, which makes it easy to move from place to place both within Helsinki and in surrounding cities and areas. In this text you will find more information about public transport in the Helsinki region.