Family-friendly adventures by the South coast

Credits: Julia Kivelä

Starting Point: Helsinki
1-4 days

Journey: Family-friendly adventures by the South coast

This journey begins in the capital city Helsinki and ends in the city of Turku. On your way you'll visit two beautiful national parks and a charming ironworks village. This journey can be made all year round and is suitable for families, as the activities have been selected with the little-ones in mind. The easiest way to make the journey is by car.

Foxtrail City Adventure

What better way to explore Helsinki with the family than a fun adventure tour that takes you around the city. Foxtrail City Adventure is an urban activity in Helsinki for groups of all kinds in which the city becomes your playing field. Using the Foxtrail instructions as your guide, you set out to follow the trail and on their way discover the best highlights and coolest hidden spots of Helsinki.
3 hours

Travel tip:

The journey continues west to Nuuksio national park, which is a 30-minute-drive away from Helsinki. On the way, you'll notice how close pristine nature is to the cities.

Travel tip:

Your next destinations are Mathildedal village and Teijo national park which are situated close to each other. The charming ironworks village of Mathildedal is around 1,5 hour drive away from Nuuksio.

Travel tip:

The journey continues towards the city of Turku, which is a bit over an hour drive from Mathildedal and Teijo national park. In the historical city of Turku, you'll get to visit different family-friendly museums to learn more about the city.

Places to stay

Lodge Glamping tent at night.

Haltia Lake Lodge - nature boutique hotel