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Halosenniemi Museum

The national-romantic log studio of painter Pekka Halonen was built at the turn of the 20th century on the shores of Lake Tuusula. Pekka Halonen was one of the most beloved artists of the Golden Era of Finnish art, and he was part of the versatile artist community of Lake Tuusula. Halosenniemi is now an art museum and features the works of Halonen and other exhibitions showcasing works of his contemporaries and later generations. The museum is open year-round.

Day with a Local

Explore Helsinki with a local! A Local is your host and tour guide of the day (6 hours). You can choose what you would like to do or leave the planning to a Local. Your day is a combination of local life and highlights of Helsinki. Interaction with a Local is the key element. You will discuss about the topics you are interested in and there is enough time for taking photos and enjoying the atmosphere. You can meet the Local in the port or hotel lobby for your convenience.

Traditional Lakeside Sauna and Overnight Package

Stay the night at the lakeside Hotel Onnela Inn and experience what all Finns truly love: a traditional lakeside sauna evening. Only half an hour’s drive from Helsinki, you can experience the essence of Finland on the shores of Lake Tuusula. Explore the nearby museum road’s attractions first, then enjoy the relaxing sauna and last, but not least, have a good night’s sleep in our peaceful surroundings. The package includes accommodation in a superior room, a cultural walking map, a private lakeside sauna session for two hours, and a Finnish sauna tapas plate with refreshments.

Design Knives by Marttiini

When you want your knife to retain its value. Marttiini gift knives are impressive, classy valuables that are also designed for practical use. These timeless, stylish knives are welcome gifts for any occasion. Some of Marttiini's gift knives come in distinguished wooden gift boxes. Our numbered anniversary models, which are highly sought-after by collectors, are produced in limited batches and are available for a limited period of time.

Feminett Women's Fashion

Feminett - tasteful women's clothes Feminett is a traditional women's clothes store in the city centre of Helsinki, opposite Hotel Kämp. From our stunning store, you will find all the best known European designer clothes. Are you looking for top fashion? The clothes in Feminett have arrived straight from the top of the fashion world. Come and explore our selection!

Fun Package to Linnanmäki

Stay at Hotel Arthur in the City Centre of Helsinki and enjoy a day at the Linnanmäki amusement park, with candy floss, waffles and plenty of laughter. Our fun hotel package includes an overnight stay and admission to Linnanmäki. Linnanmäki is one of the top family attractions in Finland and has rides to thrill all visitors, both young and old.

Aulanko Nature Reserve

Aulanko has been a popular destination with visitors for more than a hundred years. The English-style park, which forms a part of the nature reserve, was constructed in 1883 – 1938, and its buildings and cultural history make it a nationally valuable site. Nowadays, there is a lot to see at the Aulanko Nature Reserve in addition to the beautiful scenery. The forest park of Aulanko, its sights, and the view from the scenic lookout tower of Aulangonvuori Hill over the national landscape attract more than 400 000 visitors every year. The area is best suited for day trips.

Gallery Veranda

Gallery Veranda is free to visit and open to all. The exhibitions are a great reason to stop at Finlandia Hall and enjoy our unique milieu and service. The gallery is open during Café Veranda’s opening hours. Exhibitions are managed by their organisers and works are sometimes available for purchase.

Helsinki StopOver – Explore Finnish Nature, Lakes and Forests

This tour is an excellent way to get to know Finnish nature and outdoor life especially if your time in Helsinki is limited. The tour takes you to a nature walk in the forest by a beautiful lake, only 20 minutes drive from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. During the tour the guide will tell you about Finnish nature nature and history. In the summertime you also have a possibility to swim in a lake and in the winter you can try snowshoeing or walking on an ice-lake. The tour includes a Finnish snack served with coffee/tea as well as transportation from the airport.

Exotic Dinner in The White Reindeer Tepee ”KOTA” Restaurant

Enjoy a memorable dinner by the fire in an atmospheric White Reindeer Lappish tepee ”Kota” restaurant in the Nuuksio reindeer park. An atmospheric kota is furnished with rustic wooden tables, benches and reindeer skins. Meals, e.g. glow-fried salmon, is prepared over an open fire. During your visit you can also see and feed our adorable reindeer with lichen and buy some souvenirs.

Shopping in Kamppi Shopping Centre

The biggest shopping center in the city with more than 20 cafeterias and restaurants and more than 120 stores. Kamppi also has the largest public transportation hub in the city with 3 terminals. From these terminals you can travel locally and to all of Finland.

Rent a Car at the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Rent a car for 1-3 days and explore Southern Finland. You can rent a car as soon as you land in Helsinki Airport or from our downtown branch. Sixt has a wide selection of rental vehicles. For renting a car you need to be at least 21-years old, have a valid driver's license and credit card.

Public Sauna and Big Terrace by the Sea

Löyly guarantees a truly excellent, gentle schvitz (löyly in Finnish) at all times, as our resident sauna expert Seppo Pukkila has heated up a sauna somewhere in the region of 15 000 times. Our public saunas, a traditional smoke sauna and a wood-burning sauna, are open every day during the summer season. Both saunas can accommodate around 20 bathers at any one time. After a good steam, when you feel like cooling off, both saunas offer direct access to our outdoor seating area and the sea, where you can enjoy a refreshing swim, all year around.

Confectionery by Fazer

Fazer is an international family-owned company offering quality bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products as well as food and café services. Fazer’s mission is to create taste sensations. The company’s success, ever since its establishment in 1891, has been based on the best product and service quality, beloved brands, the passion of its skilful people and the company’s responsible ways of working.

Ahola Museum

Visit the birthplace of Lake Tuusula's artist community. The author Juhani Aho and painter Venny Soldan-Brofeldt moved to the villa in 1897 and laid the foundation for a community of artists on the shores of Lake Tuusula. The couple's long-term residence exhibits their lifework. Aho, who is considered Finland's national author, was also a vigorous outdoorsman. Soldan-Brofeldt was a visual artist, who was also influential amongst art educators and the feminist movement.

Helsinki–Tallinn 22-Hour Cruise

Silja Europa, the largest cruise ship on the Baltic Sea, takes you comfortably from Helsinki to Tallinn. The nautical atmosphere, splendid food, and great shopping possibilities make it worthwhile to travel by sea to Medieval Tallinn. Enjoy delicious dinner, buy fantastic souvenirs and relax in the spa area. Have good night's sleep onboard and discover the sights of Tallinn for 4 hours the next day. You’ll be back in Helsinki in the afternoon!

Wild Food Tour in Nature or Food Tour in the City

Our nature is full of food and healthy nutrition we can eat and learn from. Enjoy a guided tour where you learn to forage safely in the wild. We can pick blueberries, mushrooms, and herbs, among other things! Nutrition and wild food lessons are also available. You can also enjoy a food sightseeing tour in the city and sample some local delicacies. Hiking and wildlife safaris also available. Duration: 1–2 hours

Glitter Accessories

Glitter offers fashion conscious girls and women of all ages a wide selection of affordable fashion jewellery and accessories, together with a high level of personal service. We are specialists in fashion styling and hairstyling. Our staff have the skills to guide the costumer in how to enhance the personal style with jewellery, accessories and new hairstyles.

Custom Tour

Challenge us! Send us an e-mail and request for a tour customized for your liking. We have a lot of itineraries to combine on short notice in order to offer you an exclusive experience. If you have something specific in mind, it is best to give us 1 to 3 weeks to organise everything before your arrival. Waiting for you will be a tour that is guaranteed to surpass all of your expectations. Contact us and let’s cook up something cool together!

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.