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Vallisaari Island

Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari Islands are enchanting destinations for outings, next to the Suomenlinna fortress (UNESCO World Heritage Site), just 20 minutes by boat from the Market square in Helsinki. Fortifications, buildings, and a record-breaking range of species tell a tale of coexistence between humans and wild nature.

Meeting with Santa's Family

A meeting with Santa Claus' wife and elves is waiting for you. Together you will get to decorate a Christmas tree, make a gingerbread house, sing carols and dance together with Santa Claus and his family members. Santa will give small presents to every child. The package also includes transfers, guide service, program, sweet Christmas table and a gift for children.

SkiExpo Fair

The largest wintersport and travel fair in Nordic Countries. The event draws active consumers of downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing, as well as snow travellers. Skiexpo is organised at the same time with BoardExpo, Ice Hockey & Floorball and DigiExpo.

The Cock

The Cock takes care of all three main meals of the day, from a big breakfast to lush lunch and all the way to a dazzling dinner. And what about events? Ambiance and food go hand in hand, and the two floors guarantee they won't run out of space.

Miniature Model Expo Fair

Cars, heavy machinery, remote-controlled devices, trains and railroads, airplanes and model aircrafts, marine vessels, military vehicles and equipment, games, role-playing, plastic models and figures, building and crafts, dolls and doll houses, legos, machine tools and tools, dioramas and figures.

Kulosaari Casino

The Kulosaari Casino, located only a 10-minute drive away from the centre, boasts the city's most popular sea view of the Gulf of Finland. This venerable old lady is known for good food, unique atmosphere and comfortable cabinet rooms.

Evening with the Chefs

Creative Kitchen brings top chefs and food enthusiasts together in a space where mind-blowing dishes are prepared and enjoyed throughout the evening. Our new kitchen concept allows you to watch and learn while our amazing chefs prepare your long tasting menu in front of your eyes. Bring your partner or a big group of friends – an unforgettable evening is guaranteed!

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

Lusto is a national museum and a versatile exhibition and culture centre at the heart of the Saimaa lake district and right next to the Punkaharju Conservation Area. Lusto’s exhibitions and events provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns.

Dinner at Ice Restaurant

Ideal for visitors! Before dinner, a guide will tell you about the construction, operation and special features of the SnowHotel during a tour through the hotel's beautiful rooms and arctic specialities, such as the snow sauna. At the end of the tour, you can visit the ice bar and buy a shot served in a glass made from ice. Then you will be served a three-course dinner at the Ice Restaurant. At the end of the night, you will be transported back to Rovaniemi. Available: Dec 20 – Mar 31

Smuggler's Dinner Cruise

Alcoholic beverages were prohibited in Finland from 1919 to 1932. During the prohibition smuggling and bootlegging was widespread. Smugglers used fast boats and their hard liquor was often hidden in underwater "torpedoes". The Coast Guard and the Police tried to chase smugglers with patrol boats and airplanes, even using machine guns... Want to hear more? Welcome to our Smuggler's Dinner Cruise!

Helsinki Sightseeing Tour by Car

Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities, yet remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years. Take full advantage of this opportunity to discover beautiful Helsinki. You will have chance to visit the Senate Square and Lutheran cathedral, elegant Uspenski Cathedral, unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Sibelius Monument and many more sights. The duration of the tour is 2-3h and includes guiding service and transportation.

DigiExpo Fair

DigiExpo exhibits all about consumer home electrionics. Do you want to see and play the newest games? DigiExpo games exhibition presents the novelties before they hit the stores.

Excursion to Turku

Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland. As a town, it was founded most likely at the end of the XIII century, being the oldest city in Finland. Since then the city had the most importance in Finland for the whole century. In 1809, Finland became part of the Russian Empire and the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland was moved to Helsinki (1812). Because of its long history, it has been the site of many important events and has extensively influenced Finnish history. A guided car tour of Turku provides a good overall picture of the city´s history.

Five season’s dinner in Restaurant Krapihovi

Restaurant Krapihovi both cherishes and creates Finnish food tradition in an idyllic villa environment. The pearl grey main building with its green touches was built in 1883 by the Councillor of State Sourander for his summer residence and for the main building of the Krapi estate. The story of the Krapi kitchen is built of seasonal variation and fresh Finnish ingredients from the surrounding earth, water and forests. Krapi grounds hold their own smokehouse, butchery and bakery. Everything on your plate is homemade with pride and joy!

Apollo Live Club

Without a doubt the best venue in town, for both audiences and artists. Theatre, stand up, concerts, cover gigs, roasts, performances – Apollo hosts the most interesting events in town! Apollo Live Club was opened in the old movie theatre in Forum in October 2007. In the weekends it is combined with Apollo Street Bar in the courtyard to form one big nightclub and music venue. Apollo offers interesting events, the most brilliant stage performers, and amazing music – not forgetting a proper nightclub atmosphere and sparkling dance floors.

Weekend in Helsinki

Welcome to Helsinki! The package includes the following City tour of Helsinki: visit to the Cathedral / Assumption Cathedral, Alexander II and Marshal Mannerheim monuments, the Esplanade, a famous fish market, Havis Amanda statue, composer Jan Sibelius' monument, and the famous built-in-the-rock Temppeliaukio Church. There's also some free time in Helsinki and/or chance to do additional excursions.

Salutorget

The beautiful Salutorget, located in the Empire style part of Helsinki, entices with its unassuming charm. The restaurant presents a clean and straightforward menu while the bar offers snacks and refreshments. In the summer, the terrace by the Market Square offers table service.

Water and Amusement Park Kesämaa

Our goals at Kesämaa water and amusement park are safety, cleanliness, and ensuring that both children and grown-ups enjoy the park. Our principles in planning the park are based on allowing children to be active. There are activities to keep even youngest children busy.

Kruna Restaurang & Bar

Kruna is a quaint and cosy corner bar in the Kruununhaka district. The food and drink menus are straightforward and uncomplicated – comfort food at its best. You are always welcome.