Helsinki may not be quite as well known as its Nordic cousins, stylish Stockholm and chic Copenhagen, but that’s just fine by the Finnish capital. Handsome Helsinki revels in its understated brilliance, simply sitting back and allowing visitors who travel here to slowly but surely fall hook, line and sinker for its charm, good looks and irresistible personality.
Perched on the fringes of the Gulf of Finland, Helsinki is blessed with a unique geography that simply demands to be explored – a must-see sight on holidays to Finland.
Here are just a few things to do in Helsinki, especially recommended by our Helsinki expert Virve Kataja.
Beyond the city.
A visit to Finland's capital shouldn't limit you. Explore further, away from Helsinki's shores, and unearth more memorable experiences for you to treasure.
Visit the islands.
Meet the reindeer.
Wander through history.
Article by Nick Boulos.