Nikolai II is surrounded by all the great experiences in Helsinki!
Make your stay more fantastic by trying some of Helsinki's activities
Activities and entertainment
Plan your stay and check out our best tips for activities in the capital region.
Book activities led by locals! The Doerz are people who want to share their favourite places and hobbies with travellers and provide local experiences. Choose between workshops to long treks, berry picking or cooking.
Visit site: www.doerz.com
An open-air museum where the traditional Finnish way of life is displayed in the cottages, farmsteads and manors of the past four centuries that have been relocated from all around Finland. The speciality of the island is a nudist beach, but you can also find a regular beach.
Visit site: www.kansallismuseo.fi
Get high! Korkee is a adventure park for adults and children. You can choose between several routes, highest ones are 12 meters above the ground in the treetops.
Visit site: www.korkee.fi
A sauna with world-renowned architecture and ecological values. Try a traditional smoke sauna or a wood burning one, cool down swimming and get refreshed with a drink. After the sauna you can have a dinner and stay for an all-night party.
Visit site: www.loylyhelsinki.fi
ENJOY YOUR DAY ON AN ISLAND BY SUNBATHING AND EATING DELICIOUS FOOD
Uunisaari offers entertainment for various occasions. You can sunbath on the beach, enjoy the heat of the sauna or eat in the local restaurant.
Visit site: www.uunisaari.fi
A UNESCO’s World Heritage listed sea fortress established in the early 1700s just a 15 min boat ride away from the Market Square. Bring a picnic and spend a day on this historical island. There are beaches, cafes, restaurants, museums and much more.
Visit site: www.suomenlinna.fi
Everything from a Michelin star to food trucks.
How would a pizza with strawberries on it, or a roach pizza taste like. Let’s find out! Get on the ferry and it give you a two minute trip to the island. Alternatively you can book a RIB-boat trip by contacting the crew.
Visit site: www.skiffer.fi
A unique combination of all the best parts of the Finnish summer. Sauna, pools, gym, terrace with a view and some great drinks. Remember to check out the gigs too!
Visit site: www.allasseapool.fi
You can spend a week bar hopping in Helsinki and still find more to drink. Below is just a sampling of hot spots to hit around the city. And the best part? Helsinki is so small that walking everywhere means you don’t have to worry about driving.
Trillby & Chadwick
A very well hidden speakeasy where cameras are not allowed. No address, no signs, no nothing. Have a peak on Katariinankatu and look for a black door, you might just find the best drinks you’ve ever had.