With summer approaching, Helsinki begins to explode with activity as locals and tourists alike take advantage of the warmer weather.
Take a look at our shortlist below for four 'must-do' activities when you visit the capital city of Finland this summer!
Enjoy new sauna experiences beside the sea in a cool urban milieu. The Löyly design sauna will open in spring 2016 just a short distance from the city centre on the southern tip of the Helsinki peninsula.
Allas Sea Pool spa complex
Allas Sea Pool is a new kind of spa complex inspired by the historic spa heritage of the Baltic Sea that will open in the beginning of the summer next to the Market Square. Allas Sea Pool will combine year-round swimming and sauna experiences with culture and entertainment.
The archipelago off the coast of Helsinki will offer a new attraction this year when the island of Vallisaari between Santahamina and Suomenlinna opens up to the public in May. With lots of unspoilt nature, the island will be the perfect destination for an outing. Formerly used by the Finnish Defence Forces, the island offers visitors the chance to enjoy its diverse flora and spectacular views, as well as its well preserved historic fortifications.
New Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel
Last but not the least, the new Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel is a dream hotel for guests who love that feeling of being at home. Located in the very heart of Helsinki, in the midst of the elegant Design District, the hotel combines the best parts of a home-like boutique hotel and a valued international chain.
Come and have the best vacation ever in Helsinki!