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Helsinki City Break

Helsinki offers lots to see and experience for visitors all year round. Design, architecture and shopping, as well as parks and the beautiful coastline, are just a few reasons to visit the capital of Finland. Study the local life and lively city in all seasons, enjoy sunny summer afternoons or crisp winter days. Included in the program: accommodation in a downtown hotel, daily breakfast buffet and Helsinki sightseeing tour by bus. Duration: 1 to 7 nights.

Hokuo Zakka Tour – 北欧雑貨ツアー

This tour takes you to all the best places in Helsinki for shopping Finnish brands. First we hit the Marimekko Outlet, where you're sure to find your favorite prints at a reasonable price. We then visit a fleamarket with a wide selection of vintage Arabia items, and a couple of lovely design shops.

Jumbo Shopping Centre

Jumbo Shopping Centre is one of the Finland´s biggest shopping centres. Located by Ring III in Vantaa Aviapolis and next to Flamingo Entertainment Centre. Finland´s main airport, the Helsinki-Vantaa airport, is only at a few minutes’ drive from Jumbo. Jumbo offers 4 600 free car parking spaces, 120 speciality stores, 2 hypermarkets and 2 department stores. This modern shopping centre provides a spacious and pleasant environment for the whole family to shop and spend time.

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.

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

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.

Fashion by Jukka Rintala

Jukka Rintala designs high fashion ready to wear clothing for women and all kinds of interior products. You are welcome to visit the design store and studio of Jukka Rintala in the heart of Helsinki.

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.

Fashion by Mustahöyhen

Mustahöyhen offers accessories for every occasion. Umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks for men and women from Italian Pasotti. Furthermore we offer wide selection of hats, new and vintage. From us you can find hats and decorative head bands by Kirsi Nisonen who represents Finnish design in our boutique. We also represent Finnish-German fashion brand Nordenfeldt known for its darkness in design. Welcome to Mustahöyhen to enjoy of our dramatic atmosphere and good service.

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.

Suomi-Finland Knife in a Wooden Gift Box

The roots of the Suomi-Finland knife go back more than 20 years. When Finland celebrated 80 years of independence in 1997, Marttiini naturally celebrated the event by making a knife. The design of the knife was updated in 2009. The Finnish Lion is cast in bronze at the end of the handle, and the knife carries the strong spirit of Finnish perseverance with which our forefathers secured the independence of our nation. The Lion is also printed on the sheath.

Fine Jewellery

At Kultaseppä Kulmala, strikingly beautiful pieces of precious jewellery are designed and crafted by hand with outstanding precision. Kulmala’s jewellery is of the highest quality in the industry, showcasing the skills of our goldsmiths and their respect for tradition. We use the finest precious metals with carefully selected diamonds and exquisite precious stones of different colours. The air of the design is simple and classic with a modern twist.

Fish Skin Leather Accessories by Galateia

Come and visit the cosy artesan studio (shop + workroom) in Helsinki inner city – Helsinki Design District area. The shop displays bags, wallets, book covers – accessories of all kinds – plus artistic installations , all out of fish skin leather or other types of Finnish leather (moose, reindeer etc.).

Out of the Dark Concept Store

OUT OF THE DARK™ is all about a passion for design, exceptional innovation, and undefinable style; bringing an exclusive, exciting, unique, and constantly evolving collection of cutting edge, on trend, international brands from talented global designers that we fuse together to create our own OUT OF THE DARK™ look. We bring you international brands and designers, both known and undiscovered, literally ‘OUT OF THE DARK’.

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.

Fashion by Marita Huurinainen

Marita Huurinainen is a fashion brand with a truly Finnish identity. The brand is known for its new product concepts WAVE and WILD. WAVE is a beautiful, elegant, light and comfortable wooden shoe with a distinctive unique design. It has been called the next Finnish design icon in the making. WILD is an ethical fur and leather collection that uses only animals that have lived freely in the Finnish wilderness and have been hunted for conservational reasons. The leather used comes exclusively from Finnish reindeer and elk. Thus WILD allows the customers to enjoy fur with a good conscience.

Helsinki Highlights in 6 Hours

Spend a day enjoying interesting sights in Helsinki, also known as the Daughter of the Baltic Sea. Taste the local flair, travel like a local and use the opportunity to familiarise yourself with world famous brands like Marimekko fashion, Iittala glassware or the Moomins at their home! Your Helsinki experience includes airport transfers, a sightseeing tour by bus and a coffee break with traditional “korvapuusti” cinnamon buns. Daily departures throughout the year for 1-9 persons. Duration: 1 day.

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.