Summer at VALO Hotel & Work in Helsinki

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:

Linnanmäen huvipuisto


VALO x Linnanmäki summer giveaway

How would a joyful summer day in Linnanmäki and a relaxing night at the hotel sound like? VALO Hotel & Work will draw one night in our Comfort room category and two (2) Linnanmäki entrance tickets among those who have subscribed to our hotel newsletter.



VALO Hotel summer hotel deals for families with children

VALO Hotel's summer accommodation packages for families with children are here! In the summer of 2022, you will find three accommodation packages with us: VALO x Linnanmäki, VALO x Serena and Super Summer, which includes accommodation as well as tickets for both Linnanmäki and Serena Water Park.

Midsummer at VALO

The midsummer celebration, or juhannus, is celebrated in Finland on June 24–25, 2022. Midsummer is traditionally considered as a holiday that people like to spend in their cabins here in Finland. You can experience a traditional Finnish Midsummer in VALO’s traditional log saunas, which have an authentic Finnish cottage sauna atmosphere. The saunas have been carved in Pielavesi by the log sculptor, Jaakko Holma. The log saunas are located on the roof of VALO, from where you can admire the beautiful Ruskeasuo allotment garden.

VALO’s s very own restaurant, Bistro ELO, serves midsummer delicacies directly from an authentic charcoal grill. The a la carte menu in summer consists of the best ingredients of the season and domestic organic and local food.  At the VALO Rooftop Terrace, you can enjoy summer evenings, and enjoy refreshing drinks while watching the sunset!


VALO Hotelli Helsinki Wellness Sauna


Summer holiday packages for families

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 -paketti

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.


Picture: Visit Finland, Aku Pöllänen

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

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.

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.