Helsinki – The gracious maritime capital full of life & quirky charm
Helsinkin is a real joy to behold. A compact capital, brimming with life and vibrancy with that, distinctly Nordic, laid-back & easy-going attitude. The modern and sophisticated Finnish capital has not neglected it's rich heritage, history and culture but blends it seamlessly into the fabric of Helsinki today – style, innovation and urban cool mix with unique architecture, both old & new, a vibrant cultural scene, sprawling green spaces and the salty air of the Baltic sea.
Helsinki people are famously friendly and joining a free tour recommended by freetour.com is a great way to meet the locals and explore this cosmopolitan capital. You'll learn about fascinating and influential periods in Finland's and Helsinki's history, see the sights like the Neoclassical Senate square, The Cathedral of Helsinki, Sibelius monument, Havis Amanda and so much more while getting a unique local viewpoint of everything Helsinki.
And after your free tour there is plenty to see & do in Helsinki – catch a boat to the many tiny surrounding islands, indulge in delicious local food in the many fantastic restaurants & cafés, get into the rhythm of the night at the many pubs, clubs and trendy lounges in the city centre or venture to the Punavuori, Kallio or Kamppi districts to dance the night away. Helsinki is a wonderful capital for a worthwhile city break which won't disappoint.