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Aarikka Jewellery and Home Decoration

Aarikka has represented unique Scandinavian design inspired by Finnish nature since 1954. Our mission is to bring pure joy into people’s lives – drops of joy that last over time. Eco-friendliness and sustainability are of the utmost importance to us. Our jewellery and home décor products are primarily made from wood and other natural materials. Handicraft skills are an invaluable part of Finnish identity and culture, and we continuously work to promote them by employing numerous Finnish craftspeople. Special offers for stopover travellers! Use code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or in our online store.

Samuji House - Design Fashion

Samuji is a creative studio and design house based in Helsinki, Finland. Our womenswear collection presents a complete wardrobe for women, bringing together two separate lines: Samuji Classic and Samuji Seasonal. Our homeware line is called Samuji Koti. The word koti means home in Finnish. All the items are crafted out of quality materials from European and Japanese suppliers. The collections are sold in Samuji House store in Helsinki and through selected stockists in Europe, Asia and America. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Interior Textiles by Lapuan Kankurit

The Lapuan Kankurit products tell their tale of finished craftsmanship, top designers from Finland and Japan, user comfort, natural materials, technical product innovations, a responsible attitude towards the environment and people. Lapuan Kankurit was awarded with TAITO-FINLANDIA 2014 award because of its dedicated work to create beautiful linen and wool textiles. Knowing every step from thread to product is of utmost importance to us. It produces a result we can be proud of. Weaving mill’s flagship store at Katariinankatu displays our entire wide range of home textiles. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Taiga Colors Gifts

Taiga Colors is a Finnish design studio specialized in pattern design. Taiga Colors has its own bag and interior design collection, and flagship store in the heart of Helsinki, right next to the market square. Our key values are high quality and 100% Finnish work. The local Taiga Colors patterns include Finnish nature and urban Helsinki themes. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Traditional Finnish Kyyrölä Pottery and Factory Shop

The Kyyrölä pottery is a centre for crafts and design, with vast, century-old traditions of manufacturing decorative and household wares. All our products are handmade. Our factory shop provides individualistic ceramics for a present or table-ware in everyday use. All our dishes are durable: oven,microwave, and dishwasher safe. Kyyrölän Savi is Finland's oldest traditional pottery workshop. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Lumi Shoes and Bags

Lumi Accessories conveys honesty, functionality, authenticity, precision, innocence, understatement, approachability, sustainability, equality, independence, new beginnings. These are the qualities we aspire towards, the qualities that continually inspire our design work, producing leather accessories that offer genuine, sometimes unexpected, solutions to your everyday problems. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Fashion by Anna Ruohonen Paris

Affordable luxury for women. Designs that endure time. Collections that combine classic and contemporary. Designer Anna Ruohonen's principal idea is to concentrate on quality. Her timeless design combines high-quality materials and craftsmanship which guarantees sustainable and ethical fashion. Her clothes are not made for just for one season, they endure time as beautiful objects. Special offers for stopover travellers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use it in the online store. Pictures by N. Mitrunen.

Moomin Lights by Melaja

Luminous design lamps by Melaja made in Finland. Perfect for every home! Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Swan Earrings

Silver earrings with a picture of a swan designed by Jaana Junkkaala of Pioni Design. You can find these earrings in the Box Jewellery Shop at Korkeavuorenkatu 5, Helsinki. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Helsinki Highlights By Bikes

An entertaining guided bike tour to see the major attractions and vast green spaces we have in and around the centre of Helsinki. Helsinki has more than 1000km of biking lanes and it is comfortable to cycle here even if first time in town!

Helsinki by Kayak

Explore Helsinki as close to the sea as you can get! Our daily 3-hour guided paddling trip will take you to the archipelago of Helsinki, characterized by clear water, rocky islands and sandy beaches. The kayaks are easy to handle and very stable and the tour suits beginners and experts alike.

Helsinki Urban Walking Tour

Explore the most interesting area of Helsinki, bohemian Kallio and its surroundings! You will hear stories of the former working class district of Helsinki, visit the Hakaniemi market hall and see the local life, second-hand shops, the Kallio church, the first library in Finland built for the working class, the public saunas, a wood-house neighbourhood, the former state-owned railway buildings and the amusement park Linnanmäki, where the excursion will end during the summer.

Rent a Car

Explore Finland by car. Choose a rental car that suits you best and collect it from the nearest Avis office – we have nearly 100 offices in Finland. Avis offers a wide range of car models, with a variety of sizes and styles to suit your requirements. All Avis vehicles are typically under 6 months old and undergo regular maintenance and service checks prior to every rental.

Wedding Package

Wedding anniversaries are a special way to celebrate with your partner and take a break from your everyday routines. We provide you with a private moment to celebrate together in the luxurious settings of Hotel Arthur.

Costo Accessories

Costo is a Finnish accessory brand that are highly recognized for their design, quality, materials, cuts and sustainable solutions. A COSTO item may be identified immediately, because of these facts. Other products are purses, wallets, belts, ties, bowties, backpacks, shoes etc. Nearly every item is handmade in Finland or in Tallinn, Estonia, 80 km from Helsinki. Shop opening hours: mon-fri:11-19, sat: 11-17

Heureka – The Finnish Science Centre

At Heureka, visitors learn about science and technology in an exciting and fun hands-on environment. In addition to the main exhibition, the centre presents temporary exhibitions on various topics. Heureka Classics Main Exhibition Area: Science on a Sphere, About a Coin, Intelligent City, Under Cover, The Wind in the Bowels + Planetarium films, Rat Basketball, Science Shows and much more!

Design Walk

On a guided walk to Design District Helsinki you can learn how design became a lifestyle for Finns. We visit classic brands like Artek known of Alvar Aalto and Marimekko and dive deeply to the design quarter to meet the fresh faces of Finnish design.