As summer approaches, 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 4 'must-do' activities when you visit the capital city of Finland this summer!
Löyly Design Sauna
Enjoy sauna experiences beside the sea in a cool urban milieu. The Löyly design sauna is just a short distance from the city centre on the southern tip of the Helsinki peninsula. Löyly public sauna offers a traditional smoke sauna and a wood-burning sauna option. If you would like to enjoy a private sauna visit, you can rent a smaller wood-burning sauna for a special occasion. To cool off, take a swim in the Baltic Sea or enjoy the outdoor seating area.
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 is open right next to the Market Square. Allas Sea Pool combines year-round swimming and sauna experiences with culture and entertainment.
Recreational Island Vallisaari
Visit the island of Vallisaari between Santahamina and Suomenlinna, an archipelago off the coast of Helsinki. With lots of unspoilt nature, the island is 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.
A stay at the Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel
Last but not the least, the 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.