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Agent Test

The best way to test your spy skills. The test has eight different tasks incl. code cracking, shooting, detecting a cache, etc. The test is suitable for groups and individual visitors. Every agent gets a diploma for their efforts that recommends a suitable intelligence organisation as employer.

Finland Ice Marathon

Finland Ice Marathon is one of Finland's oldest ice skating events on natural ice. The race centre is located in the harbour of Kuopio, catering to participants with activities and comprehensive facilities.

Slavic Restaurant Bystro

Step into Bystro! The incredible tastes of slavic kitchen together with an edgy vodka bar welcome you to Russia in the middle of Helsinki city centre. The extraordinary ambience of Bystro invites you to enjoy Russian – Caucasian treats: fine selection of roe and caviar, spicy meat casseroles – and best blinis Finland has to offer. Bystro’s rugged bar offers a wide selection of vodkas, Russian beers, tea and house cocktails. Welcome to the heart of slavic kitchen!

Lunch Path

At lunch we serve a delightful 4 course menu prepared from the best ingredients of the season. We always respect our customer’s schedules, so just inform us and we'll make sure you get to enjoy the full experience in time! We serve lunch from Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 AM onwards. Last orders at 1:30 PM. Welcome!

Ice Restaurant Dinner Experience

The world's only ice restaurant located exactly on the Arctic Circle, right next door to Santa Claus. Feel the unique atmosphere in the Ice Restaurant surrounded by beautiful ice and snow sculptures. You can choose from two excellent menu options created from local ingredients: the Wild Lapland menu or the Arctic Sea menu. The Ice Restaurant experience also includes a visit to the Ice Bar and an appetizer drink from an ice glass. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

Guided Tour and Buffet Lunch à la Mansion

Our delicious buffet lunch is served on weekdays from 11 am to 2 pm, in the summer also on Saturdays 12.00–15.00. Lunch includes salad buffet & soup, main courses, dessert, coffee & tea. Drinks are also available. The Mansion's rich history is best experienced on a live-action guided tour through the Empire-styled halls, where our guides assume the role of the Mansion's 19th-century inhabitants. Our tour explores the Mansion's history and takes you through the halls, Garden, Orangerie and perhaps the Robust Tree Alley. Duration 1 h. Booking in advance.

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.

Opera and Ballet in Helsinki

Unique productions and performances where classics meet modern times. The Finnish National Opera and Ballet offer the visitor a wide range of classic operas, blockbuster musicals, concerts, matinees and beautiful ballet productions. Come and see for yourself!

Summer Photo Tour: National Parks of Finland

Forests and lakes in the middle of summer, when forests are dark green and water in the lakes warm for swimming. You will be staying in cottages by the most beautiful lakes and have landscape and sunset photographing workshops in the National Parks of Repovesi, Linnansaari and Koli. Guided by landscape photographer Valentino Valkaj.

Bar Lilla e

Lilla e. is a concept, where well-known standards are challenged and where cocktails meet creativity. Pekka, Turo and Jarkko have created a cocktail bar where "normal" is unknown and just "good" is not enough. Cocktails meet all your senses and take you on an exploration around the world.

Snow Village by Car in Ylläs

Visit the must see attraction of Ylläs; the Snow Village in Lainio! We take you there comfortably and quickly with a car, no fuss! At the Snow Village you see the magnificent ice sculptures. Something very extraordinary is the restaurant and the chapel built with snow and ice. After the tour, we enjoy a cup of hot drink and delicious bun in the warm and cozy log restaurant. Then we are ready to head back to your accommodation, just in time for dinner!

Sightseeing in Nuuksio National Park and Lunch at Café Brunnsdal

Departure at 11.00 from the airport or from your hotel with a classy BMW limousine. The car will take you on a sightseeing trip through Finnish nature, where you can experience the colourful and fresh surroundings Finland has to offer right outside Helsinki. The route goes through Nuuksio National Park and other interesting sights. We will stop for a tasty lunch at Café Brunnsdal in Espoo. The restaurant is in a cosy old house in Kauklahti and serves fresh food made with local ingredients.

Särkänlinna

In the 18th century, a fort was erected on the Särkkä island to defend Helsinki. Särkänlinna restaurant was founded there in 1924. It is among the most unique restaurants in Finland. Restaurant Särkänlinna offers a historic and nautical setting for a memorable wedding or other summer event.

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Layover with a Local

This is your worry-free possibility to see the highlights of Helsinki and get a local insight within limited hours during your layover in Helsinki! You will meet your Local in the arrivals hall. Afterwards you'll travel to Helsinki by public transportation and do a combined walking & tram tour in the city. The key element is interaction with a Local. Your Local takes care of the timetables and opening hours, and all you need to do is to tell, what you would like to do!

Strindberg

Strindberg, a unique group of restaurants, is located by the historic Esplanadi park, in the Helsinki city centre. The second floor à la carte restaurant is urban yet pleasantly cosy. The first floor café offers table service and a wide selection of coffees and teas and sweet and savoury baked goods.

Macu

Looking for clean and bold flavours? Welcome to restaurant Macu where the menu is modern yet relaxed. The freshest ingredients and easily-approachable dishes are created with classic methods. The wine list offers a selection of temperament to match the menu.

Bunker Museum

The Bunker Museum in Virolahti is a military history museum and part of the fortification line built during wartime in 1940-41 and 1944 to safeguard the eastern border of Finland. The permanent exhibition includes an indoor display of the wartime atmosphere and the reasons behind the construction of the Salpa Line as well as a 15-minute multimedia short film on the Salpa Line's history. The outdoor museum area includes actual Salpa-Line fortifications amid Finnish nature.