Cities of Finland at a glance
Sitting on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland Helsinki is the perfect place to visit as part of your stay in Finland or wider Scandinavia.
Whilst you’re here why not visit the National Museum which traces Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present day.
Tailor-made Holidays to Finnish Cities
Experiences in Cities of Finland
Helsinki is the vibrant seaside capital city of Finland and has beautiful islands and lots of green parks. The city boasts a combination of laid-back style and exciting activity with a huge number of top quality restaurants and hotels. It is a compact city and easy to get around on foot. Design, architecture and culture all feature and being able to visit the forest, lakes and the coastline means that there is no shortage of natural exploration too!
Destinations in Cities of Finland
Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.
Helsinki is serviced by regular international flights, making it an obvious city stopover for any trip to Finland. Public transport in Helsinki is excellent, with a reliable and efficient metro line, trams, taxis and busses. Getting around by bicycle is also a popular, safe and convenient way to see the city!
Helsinki has a mild climate compared to areas further North in Finland. Summer temperatures often reach around 20℃, while winter temperatures drop to a chilly -6℃. Temperatures as low as -20℃ occur a few times a year, but the snow season is much shorter compared to the North of Finland.
The Kauppatori is Helsinki’s harbour side, and is dotted with market stalls selling local produce. The Lutheran Cathedral and the Uspenski Cathedral are two eye-catching churches, facing each-other high above the city. Helsinki has a number of fascinating museums and art galleries which should be high on the list for any culture lovers!
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