Visiting Helsinki

The following links have great suggestions for things to do while you’re in Helsinki:
Visit the University of Helsinki
Helsinki Tourism

Getting around Helsinki
Helsinki is very walkable, and also has an excellent public transportation network. Get transit information and plan your trip at

Finnish Midsummer holiday

In late June, Finland celebrates Juhannus (Midsummer). Saturday, 25 June, is a holiday. Many Finns leave the cities for Midsummer and spend time in the countryside. While it will be very quiet in Helsinki already by Friday, those sectors that serve tourists are still operational (e.g. airport buses, many restaurants).

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