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Cosy Finnish Mölkky Evening

Mölkky is a Finnish game played with throwing pins. It is easy and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. During the Mölkky Evening you will learn to play the game with your local hosts. You are invited to their home to have a snack and beverages during the game evening. Most homes can host 1–4 guests, some up to ten. Bigger groups are divided to several locations. Mölkky is an outside game and can be replaced by indoors activity if the weather is poor. No special clothing is needed; comfort is key.

Box Jewelry

Box is a small boutique store located on the picturesque Korkeavuorenkatu, in the heart of Helsinki. The store features two Helsinki based designers' jewelry collections and unique artifacts. You're warmly welcome to visit us!

Winter and Snowshoe Hikes in Nuuksio National Park

On our winter hiking tour you can experience magical Finnish winter nature in Nuuksio National Parks close to Helsinki. The winter safari takes you to the snow covered forests and also safely to ice covered lakes. Program includes return transportation from Helsinki City Center and a snack break.

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.

Helsinki Design Week Festival

Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture. The festival programme contains around 200 events every year, such as Design Market, exhibitions and installations.

Helsinki Winter World

Experience Lapland's wonderful winter in the city of Helsinki! Snow attractions and activities are available in any weather: igloos, ice sculptures, ice bar, toboggan hill, kick-sledding and tandem skiing. Everything is built inside a huge sports hall using snow and ice. Our weather forecast of the day is always -3 degrees Celsius, no wind, steady weather conditions. Open for individual visits from May to August, husky rides on request.

Buffet Lunch at Kuninkaan Kartano

The lunch buffet at Kuninkaan Kartano gives you an opportunity to taste delicious food from around the world as well as local Finnish delicacies. The lunch is part of the Finland 100 program in 2017 and every Tuesday we serve traditional Finnish food. Light lunch; Soup of the day, salad buffet, and coffee or tea Lunch buffet; Soup of the day, salad buffet, main course buffet, and dessert with coffee or tea Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Welcome!

Guided Tour in the Manor

Svartå Manor is one of the most precious manor houses in Finland with a history of more than two hundred years. The wooden castle is embedded in one of the biggest private historical parks of Finland.

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.

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.

Magic of the Finnish Woods

Experience the Finnish wilderness and northern mythologies during our walking trip into the woods of Nuuksio National Park. Listen to stories from The Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, and learn about the power of the shamans and nature spirits. Find out myths and facts about the bear, the king of the woods and the national animal of Finland. Visit the Bear-Hut, where you will meet a very convincing brown bear. Learn the traditions of ancient Finns and enjoy the beauty of Finnish nature. After the trip, you can enjoy traditional Finnish food grilled on the campfire.

Follow the Romanovs in Porvoo (Private 6h Tour)

This tour takes you to Porvoo, Finland's second oldest town, where history is closely intertwined with the Russian Royal Romanov family story. The small town is located an hour's drive from Helsinki, and certainly attracts many tourists from all over the world – especially for its unique Old Town. We start our walking excursion here and cover the whole historical town centre. We will see the Old Bridge, magnificent views of the Old Town, the Cathedral and the Shore Barns. After a walk through the city, we vist Haikko, the birthplace of Prince Vladimir Kirillovitch.

Private Guided Tour of Helsinki & Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Explore Helsinki's most popular sights: Senate Square and Helsinki Cathedral, Presidential Palace, Helsinki City Hall, House of Parliament, the National Opera, Sibelius Monument, Uspenskiy Cathedral, the church in the rock (Temppeliaukio). After sightseeing in the city, we will continue our trip by boat to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna Island and discover the secrets of the sea fortress. We visit the historic sites on the two islands and in the fort, where you will learn about the mysterious history of the castle, the old tunnels and the casemates of the fort guns.

The Arthur Menu

The Arthur Menu includes the most popular dishes from our à la carte menu. The menu is updated a few times throughout the year. Reservations not necessary.

Rent Your Own Island - Katashäll

This beautiful island is about 1 hectare in size. The island is surrounded by fishing areas rich in fish and the rent includes the right to fish with three nets. On the island there is a separate sauna building which faces west, allowing unobstructed view of the sunset over the Baltic. The cottage consists of a single room with a sofa bed, couch, dining table and a small wood stove. There is a bunk bed and a loft. The kitchenette has gas stove and gas fridge.

Relaxation and Anti-Age Break in Haikko Manor and Spa

Hotel Haikko Manor provides sunny service, genuine manor house ambience, fantastic archipelago and pampering spa treatments for adult taste. During the Relaxation and Anti-Age Break you can experience the latest Finnish hi-tech knowledge, a HIFU Ultrasound Facial Treatment. This non-surgical facelift treatment firms the tissues and provides an ideal option for those avoiding surgical procedures. Hotel Haikko Manor is located in the middle of a beautiful park by the sea, only half an hour's drive from Finland's capital Helsinki and five km from the picturesque town of Porvoo.

Finlayson Textiles

Outside, the world is changing and everyday life can be unpredictable, while home is the place where we love to be. For almost 200 years Finlayson & Co has been bringing softness to homes, always determined to produce the best quality. Welcome to the Finlayson flagship store which is located on Eteläesplanadi, right in the heart of Helsinki.